Subject: Re: ipnat ftp proxy fix yet? (ever?)
To: Sean Davis <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/27/2004 23:28:08
On Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 04:27:04PM -0400, Sean Davis wrote:
> why hasn't <whatever change was made
> to the ftp code> been reverted?

That's impractical. Fixing the bug will be easier.

> It seems to me that nobody is very
> interested in fixing this, as (I guess) sparc/sparc64 isn't a popular
> enough NAT platform for this to be biting more than a few people.

Looks more like a general big endian issue.

Most people don't use ftp proxy. In my experience it has always been
unreliable and it was much easier to tell all clients "use pasive".

P.S.: this does not mean that the bug should not be fixed, and Darren has
indicated that he was working on a fix.