docs/99912: Wrong documentation of /etc/ftpchroot
trhodes at FreeBSD.org
Fri Aug 25 23:46:58 UTC 2006
On Fri, 25 Aug 2006 15:28:33 +0100
Ceri Davies <ceri at submonkey.net> wrote:
> On 22/8/06 19:30, "Daniel Gerzo" <danger at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> > The following reply was made to PR docs/99912; it has been noted by GNATS.
> > From: Daniel Gerzo <danger at FreeBSD.org>
> > To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, jakub.siroky at atlas.cz
> > Cc:
> > Subject: Re: docs/99912: Wrong documentation of /etc/ftpchroot
> > Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 20:23:26 +0200
> > Hello bug-followup,
> > This is actually not described in ftpchroot manual page, but in
> > ftpd.conf(5). I'm not sure if the described steps work though. The
> > main problem is that the ftpd.conf(5) belongs to lukemftpd, which is
> > contributed software from NetBSD and if the described process does
> > not work, there is not much we can do about it. We don't usually
> > modify contributed files. I would rather recommend you to address
> > this to NetBSD team, if this is the case.
> No, because the problem is that the documentation is correct on NetBSD. The
> problem arises because we have two different ftpd implementations that
> conflict badly.
> Personally I think that we should remove lukemftpd from the tree, or at
> least strongly urge the maintainer to correct these conflicts on import.
> Unfortunately there's not a good history of any response to this matter.
I've often thought of making these requests.
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