Tell portupgrade to use passive ftp

RW fbsd06 at
Mon Mar 19 12:54:35 UTC 2007

On Mon, 19 Mar 2007 00:27:19 -0400
Chris Slothouber <chris at> wrote:

> Hi Jeffrey,
> Jeffrey Goldberg wrote:
> > On my perimeter firewall, I default deny outbound traffic.  This
> > cuts off fetching using active FTP.  Is there some way that I can
> > tell portupgrade to pass the -p flag to fetch?
> > 
> > I know that I can temporarily change my firewall rules, but I think
> > that it would be a cleaner solution to just tell portupgrade to not
> > use active mode FTP.  (Or maybe fetch itself when it fails with
> > active mode ftp should try again with passive).
> in /etc/make.conf:
> FETCH_CMD?=          /usr/bin/fetch -ApRr

This is actually the default, and has been for some time.

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