We don't really need two FTP daemons

Christian Brueffer brueffer at FreeBSD.org
Thu May 10 22:01:08 UTC 2007

On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 01:47:40PM +0000, Wojciech A. Koszek wrote:
> Hello,
> There is a lot of confusion caused by the fact of having two instances
> of the FTP daemon present in our source tree.
> First one is src/libexed/ftpd/...
> Second one lies in src/contrib/lukemftpd/...
> We don't need to have both of them, unless one has much more powerful
> functionality over the second. However, in my opinion the major purpose
> of having FTP daemon in the base is possibility of fast configuration
> with minimal cost, just to "get it up and running".

Yes, please.  From the documentation point of view this is a nightmare.
The two servers have similar manpages, partly with the same names, and
it's completely non-obvious which belong to whom.

One ftpd in base is plenty, thank you.

- Christian

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