Subject: Re: ftpd(8) enhancements
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/24/1997 13:24:50
On Thu, 24 Apr 1997 18:37:33 +0200 
 Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:

 > This reminds me all of wu-ftpd, i'd vote for integrating that one (as long as
 > the copyright's ok, as Chris mentioned), instead of rewriting.

...unfortunately, wu-ftpd is _huge_, bloated, and "portable" in the worst
possible way (IMO).  When I was at Oregon State U, we decided to _not_
use wu-ftpd for these reasons (it's also a memory pig, which was annoying
on a 32M hp380 running NetBSD 0.9C :-)  Instead, we added a bunch of
similar features to NetBSD's ftpd(8).

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