ReturnCode Checking for FTP

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed May 6 15:45:12 UTC 2009

Eddie Chen <echen at> writes:

>          On my AIX and Linux system we don't have fetch installed. I
> Googled  "fetch", can't found the download  URL for "fetch".

If you need the same behaviour from your ftp clients on all platforms,
you will need to install a different ftp client on at least some of
them.  The native ftp(1) programs are quite different on all three of
those platforms are quite different.

I hear ncftp is nice.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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