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Bug 265 - FTP client can't connect on ports numbers > 32767, reports error
Summary: FTP client can't connect on ports numbers > 32767, reports error
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ftp
Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Cristian Gafton
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Depends On:
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Reported: 1998-12-02 19:57 UTC by ah313
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1998-12-15 23:18:02 UTC

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Description ah313 1998-12-02 19:57:00 UTC
When trying to connect to a FTP site that runs on a port
greater than 32767, the ftp client reports it's a bad
port.  This is not true because a port can be a 16 bit
integer, but for some reason the FTP client thinks it
is 15 bit!!!

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1998-12-04 20:26:59 UTC
The port entered from the command line of the ftp client
is inconsistently copied from int to short to u_short ...

Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 1998-12-15 23:18:59 UTC
Fixed in the ftp-0.10-4 and later, which will be available from

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