Bug 2058 - ftp install appends / to path.
ftp install appends / to path.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
alpha Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-04-08 10:58 EDT by Jeremiah Johnson
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-04-08 11:33:29 EDT
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Description Jeremiah Johnson 1999-04-08 10:58:38 EDT
If you add a trailing / to the install path when doing a ftp
install the installation program adds a / of its own. This
means if you specify to retrieve from ftp.goatcheese.org and
download from /home/miah/alpha/ the installation program
will try to download from /home/miah/alpha//RedHat/base.
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-04-08 11:33:59 EDT
That is a perfectly valid UNIX path.
Comment 2 ross 2004-06-23 20:28:41 EDT
i had the same problem but go the ftp install to work...

if i was installing using the ncsu.edu servers i would have typed the 


using that did not cause and extra slash to be inserted into the full 

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