Re: [HEADSUP] Deprecation of the ftp support in pkg

From: Baptiste Daroussin <>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 14:47:53 UTC
On Thu, Jan 20, 2022 at 09:43:38AM -0500, James E Keenan wrote:
> On 1/20/22 9:25 AM, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > 
> > We plan to remove the support for fetching packages over ftp for the next
> > releases of pkg (probably 1.18) if you have a strong reason to use ftp which
> > cannot be fixed by switching to any other supported protocols like ssh or http,
> > please do share.
> > 
> Will sftp continue to be supported?

sftp has never been supported and if you meant ftps, it will be removed along
with ftp, we have our own protocol on top of ssh.

Best regards,