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Bug 6689 - wu-ftpd update breaks ftp installs
Summary: wu-ftpd update breaks ftp installs
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 6408
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: wu-ftpd
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-11-03 18:23 UTC by stanonik
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-01-18 15:19:54 UTC

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Description stanonik 1999-11-03 18:23:57 UTC
After updating wu-ftpd to, installing redhat using
ftp failed with a complaint that server didn't respond
to passive command.  ftp fails when downloading base/comps.

Downgrading wu-ftpd to the previous version fixes the

Comment 1 R P Herrold 1999-11-13 19:50:59 UTC
I added this commnet earlier this week, but t ddi not apply:

The wu-ftpd-2.6.0-1 package has been compiled without the patch at to support the perl Net::FTP, and FTP handlers -- and so
the new wu-ftpd [although technically closer to the RFC], breaks common
mirror, and automated FTP distribution tools.

Please consider issueing a -2 patch, with the 'Supports Broken Clients' patch

Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-01-18 15:19:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 6408 ***

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