Bug 21964 - transfer mode defaults to ascii after a failed 1st login attempt
transfer mode defaults to ascii after a failed 1st login attempt
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ftp (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-12-08 16:16 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-08 16:16:06 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2000-12-08 16:16:04 EST
I don't know if this is a bug or a feature but I will report it as a bug..

When using ftp you are presented with a login prompt and eventually
a password prompt.  If you are successful in logging in the transfer mode
defaults to binary.

If the login fails and you succeed on a subsequent try the transfer mode
defaults to ascii.  This can be very annoying if you forget this happens
because you may transfer an entire rather large file before you realize
it's corrupted.
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-01-20 18:50:58 EST
Doesn't happen in the current version.

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