Re: Deprecation of the ftp support in pkg

From: Jose Quinteiro <>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 06:40:03 UTC
On 1/23/22 13:12, Helge Oldach wrote:
> Stefan Esser wrote on Sun, 23 Jan 2022 21:08:30 +0100 (CET):
>> Am 23.01.22 um 18:12 schrieb Jose Quinteiro:
>>> On 1/23/22 09:06, tech-lists wrote:
>>>> On Sun, Jan 23, 2022 at 08:55:09AM -0800, Jose Quinteiro wrote:
>>>>> You can run HTTP on a non-standard port. For example, 8080 is commonly
>>>>> used. As an added bonus, this means that the HTTP server need not run as
>>>>> root.
>>>> Unless I'm mistaken, there is no web server in base. There is though, an
>>>> ftp server.
>>> Touche. I wouldn't mind having Thttpd in base.
>> An interesting idea, we have it as a port in www/thttpd.
> Does thttpd support SSL in the meantime? I suspect that is an option people would ask for instantly.
It does not. This is by design. It is really meant to be as small and
simple as possible. Not unlike the Varnish no-ssl design decision.