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Re: [ITP] lftp
On Sat, 23 Aug 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Aug 2003, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 23, 2003 at 02:33:06AM -0400, Mark Blackburn wrote:
> > > As per cgf's suggestion, I intend to maintain lftp.
> > >
> > > lftp is a command line ftp client which bears some resemblence to ncftp.
> > > It has readline support, tab-completion, command history. Additionally
> > > it supports fish, the protocol used by sftp.
> > >
> > > 137dfe8b86daf3f1c2785371d0d6db0d lftp-2.6.6-1-src.tar.bz2
> > > 0d425908d7d9775028396e988ebcb94e lftp-2.6.6-1.tar.bz2
> > > 06579af4dcf26fb941e31fe1c97b4d09 setup.hint
> > >
> > > http://blackburn.homeip.net/cygwin-packages/lftp/lftp-2.6.6-1-src.tar.bz2
> > > http://blackburn.homeip.net/cygwin-packages/lftp/lftp-2.6.6-1.tar.bz2
> > > http://blackburn.homeip.net/cygwin-packages/lftp/setup.hint
> > >
> > > sdesc: "An FTP client that supports sftp (fish protocol)"
> > > ldesc: "A command line file transfer program. It supports ftp,
> > > ftps, http, https, hftp, fish and file protocols. It also supports
> > > tab-completion, command histories and more."
> > Cool. Gets my vote. Review: Everything's fine, AFAICS.
> > Corinna
> Gets my vote too. A minor packaging issue: is /etc/lftp.conf intended to
> be customized? If so, it'll now be overwritten on every upgrade, and you
> should use a postinstall script to put it in place instead. If not, you
> should mention that fact in the Cygwin-specific README in big friendly
> letters (although it would be better to allow system-wide customization).
Another *very* minor issue -- empty directories ("etc/postinstall" and
"usr/lib/lftp/2.6.6"). They don't hurt, but I couldn't find the purpose
of "usr/lib/lftp/2.6.6" anywhere in the documentation.
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