Subject: ftp hanging [was: Re: bulk build hanging?]
To: Hauke Fath <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/24/2004 13:00:35
On Thu, 24 Jun 2004, Hauke Fath wrote:
> an attempt on a bulk build of pkgsrc-2004Q2 hangs on fetching the
> print/pcps distfile pcps840.tar.gz. That's fine, since a manual ftp
> attempt hangs at the same point; but shouldn't it time out, and try
> to get the distfile from elsewhere, or fail?
> Instead, it hangs there for > 12 hours now...

I have seen the error of bulk builds hanging as ftp hangs a lot before,
and if this is reproducable, maybe it can be used to debug what's wrong in
ftp(1) that it doesn't time out properly.

 - Hubert

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