libfetch ftp patch for less latency

Nate Lawson nate at
Sat Apr 7 19:47:54 UTC 2007

Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> 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.
> No.
> Thanks,

I forgot:

3. #ifdef (on or off by default)

Also, can I hear from anyone else besides Mr. No?


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