libfetch ftp patch for less latency
nate at root.org
Sat Apr 7 19:47:54 UTC 2007
Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Nate Lawson <nate at root.org> writes:
>> Obviously, it's easier to do nothing than something. So here are some
>> 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.
3. #ifdef (on or off by default)
Also, can I hear from anyone else besides Mr. No?
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