We don't really need two FTP daemons

Wojciech A. Koszek wkoszek at freebsd.org
Thu May 10 21:37:37 UTC 2007

On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 08:34:31AM -0700, gnn at freebsd.org wrote:
> At Thu, 10 May 2007 15:42:12 +0200 (CEST),
> Oliver Fromme wrote:
> > 
> > I think it would make sense to move lukemftpd to ports and
> > remove it from the base system.  It might be worth noting
> > that lukemftp (the client) already is in ports.
> > 
> > Well, in fact I'm not convinced that there has to be an
> > FTP daemon in the base system at all.  But I guess it's not
> > possible to reach a consensus on removing all ftpds from
> > the base completely.
> > 
> Getting to one would be a good move.
> Wojchiech, are you proposing a patch to do the removal?  It would be
> good to see what you propose removing, just for safety sake.


Here's a patch that should be complete lukemftpd(8) removal:


Just to describe -- those elements are gone:

- src/libexec/lukemftpd

- lukemftpd's entry in src/libexec/Makefile

- src/contrib/lukemftpd 

- lukemftpd lines in inetd.conf(8)

It survived buildworld and installworld stage.


Wojciech A. Koszek
wkoszek at FreeBSD.org

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