Bug 24215 - When ftpcopy doesn't work, it doesn't write an error message
When ftpcopy doesn't work, it doesn't write an error message
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: ftpcopy (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-01-17 10:48 EST by David Lawrence
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-17 14:53:11 EST
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Description Derek Tattersall 2001-01-17 10:48:59 EST
when ftpcopy fails to copy a directory due to, for instance, no anonymous
ftp server on the  host, ftpcopy silently reports a return code of 1, but
does not write any helpful message to stderr.  On success, it writes plenty
messages about what is copied.
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-01-17 14:51:55 EST
I've pointed the base package maintainer to this bug report.
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-01-19 10:01:10 EST
Please reopen this if you can provide a test case; this isn't happening here.
ftpcopy -u user.does.not.exist -p testing ftp://ftp.redhat.de/ test
ftpcopy: USER response: 530 Login incorrect.
ftpcopy ftp://csl11.nrw.net/ test
ftpcopy: USER response: 530 User anonymous access denied
Comment 3 Need Real Name 2001-03-26 14:49:47 EST
ftpcopy used to exit with code 1 and without any error message if
the remote directory to be copied is completely empty. This has been
changed for version 0.3.6 (it will exit 0).

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