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

From: Chris <>
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2022 07:25:31 UTC
On 2022-01-20 06:25, 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)
Must be a stupid question. But I'll ask anyway; Why the effort to start 
removing transports?
> 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.

Local repos.
ftp(1) is cheap. Other transports are (usually) more expensive.

> Best regards,
> Bapt