Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2022 17:03:52 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. ssh & https are slower through low-powered devices than unencrypted protocols. It may be easy enough for me to change protocols but that might not be the same for everyone. Why remove a still widely-used protocol that an update method (i.e. pkg) uses? -- J.