libfetch ftp patch for less latency

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Sat Apr 7 19:14:30 UTC 2007

Nate Lawson <nate at> writes:
> Obviously, it's easier to do nothing than something.  So here are some
> options:
> 1. Add my patch -- if a server returns an error, I see no way it would
> have changed the PWD.  If you say "CD GARBAGE", what reasonable system
> would return an error and change to some random dir?
> 2. Add an env variable (similar to FTP_PASSIVE_MODE, say
> "FTP_SINGLE_CWD") which forces the current behavior.  If not set, fetch
> tries the multi-method first, falls back to the single-method on error.



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