Tell portupgrade to use passive ftp

RW fbsd06 at
Mon Mar 19 14:39:10 UTC 2007

On Sun, 18 Mar 2007 23:04:16 -0500
Jeffrey Goldberg <jeffrey at> 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?

This doesn't make any sense unless you meant to say deny *in*bound

If you really are denying outbound TCP, you need to configure an
FTP proxy, and configure fetch to use whatever that supports. This may
mean switching fetch from passive (the default) to active ftp.

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