Bug 30067 - ftp crashes when using globbing in GET requests
ftp crashes when using globbing in GET requests
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ftp (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-02-28 14:19 EST by edoardo serra
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-28 14:24:08 EST
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2001-02-28 14:24 EST, edoardo serra
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Description edoardo serra 2001-02-28 14:19:41 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 5.0)

when I connect to an ftp and do a GET request using
the globbing character "*", I get a segmentation fault

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Connect to an FTP server
3.type: "get path/*"

Actual Results:  Segmentation fault

Expected Results:  I should have downloaded all files contained in "path"
Comment 1 edoardo serra 2001-02-28 14:24:04 EST
Created attachment 11402 [details]
core file
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-02-28 14:26:18 EST
get doesn't do globbing.
What you want is "mget".
Or use ncftp, which has a different command set.

Granted, it shouldn't segfault, but it shouldn't work the way you expect it to 

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