tp/downloader: bad behavior setting speed limit

Sam Lawrance boris at
Wed Sep 14 21:49:54 PDT 2005

On Thu, 15 Sep 2005 04:03:13 +0200
"barbara\.xxx1975" <barbara.xxx1975 at> wrote:

> port version:
> # $FreeBSD: ports/ftp/downloader/Makefile,v 1.57 2005/09/09 18:26:15
> lawrance Exp $ (but also seen in at least the two previous versions)
> If I set the speed limit to 'Low' or 'Medium' the program starts to
> behave badly. It seems, as I can see in the program log window, that
> it sends truncated request string to the server and it get a lot of
> 'bad request' or get disconnected after few bytes. This behaviour
> stops, and the program starts to work correctly, as soon as I set the
> limit to 'Unlimited'.
> uname -v
> FreeBSD 5.4-STABLE #0: Mon Sep 12 00:53:00 CEST 2005
> root@:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/DAEMONETTE

If nobody fixes or posts a fix before then, I'll look into this on the

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