[links-list] Another connect problem

Mikulas Patocka mikulas at artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz
Tue Feb 6 14:52:07 PST 2001


> > >Yes, same thing with links .94. Maybe check with ncftp what sorts of
> > >messages the ftp server sends - it may be broken.
> >
> > Was this a generic comment, or is there some debugging
> > facility in ncftp?
> > In fact I don't know anything about all those protocols so usually
> > I hope that someone with deeper knowledge would check on this ... :-)
> 
> Hi,
>   This is my first time looking at the FTP protocol too, even though I
> suggested you do it, here's what I found:

The problem is that links sends more ftp commands without waiting for
responses. RFC doesn't allow that. I didn't notice this restriction in RFC
first time I wrote ftp requester and I'm too lazy to rewrite it...

Mikulas


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