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

From: tech-lists <>
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2022 21:29:41 UTC
On Thu, Jan 20, 2022 at 03:25:19PM +0100, 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.


Some places (jurastictions or companies) might not allow ssh.
Others might not allow https.

With variety there is choice. Is ftp a great overhead?