how to make 'ftp Tab-clue' work in Cygwin

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Jul 31 16:07:00 GMT 2007

On Jul 31 23:58, sun wrote:
> hello, I have a problem when connecting another linux system by ftp in cygwin.
> No problem to use ftp, and I can see 'ftp>' sign, the point is that
> the auto-complement of file name does not work in such environment,
> but it does work when ftp through other tools such as putty. Usually
> when the 'Tab' key is hit, the file name can be completed in the
> 'ftp>'. It just doesn't work for my cygwin.
> anyone can help me on this?

Cygwin's ftp from the inetutils package is a rather old implementation.
Try using lftp instead.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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Red Hat

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