Subject: Re: How to force pkgsrc FTP to use active?
To: None <>
From: Xavier HUMBERT <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/05/2002 00:55:08
In message <20020604214724.GC7307@darkstar.local>,
Julio Merino wrote:

|Quoting /usr/pkgsrc/mk/
|# Use ftp(1) in passive mode, for use behind filtering firewalls. 
|# (Set by default in ftp(1) in NetBSD-current)
|# Possible: defined, not defined
|# Default: not defined
|It's beeing defined in current by default... so you may need to
|*undefine* (not set it to null) the variable in mk.conf, although I do
|not remember how to do it in Makefiles (well, I also don't remember if
|it's possible).

I second David & Frederick, it never worked for me

- in mk.confg
- in the environment
- in ~/.netrc

I just had to allow active ftp thru my firewall...

Or wait X seconds for falling back in active mode.