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Re: [ITP] lftp

On Sat, 23 Aug 2003, Mark Blackburn wrote:

> As per cgf's suggestion, I intend to maintain lftp.

I downloaded your package and have a suggestion.

1- Install more documentation files. The following seem to be


Maybe INSTALL isn't that needed.

Also, I don't know if the following are mandatory for a port.

1- You used --disable-nls. There are no translations and the
binary isn't linked against cygintl-2.dll. Personally I
couldn't care less since I don't use any and they waste space,

2- You compiled it with a 1.3.x dll. strings doesn't return
_fstat64 etc. With 1.5.x it should support large files. I never
tested it for a number of reasons, like no available space.

BTW, I don't know if the following is a Windows limitation, but
I couldn't get anything downloaded with LFTP to store the time
from the server. I tested on FAT32 and NTFS. It does by default
on Linux, except on FAT32, where it behaves like in Cygwin.

I thought ftp:use-mdtm (from CVS) would do something, but it
doesn't, and from the name it'd only for FTP.

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