Bug 31331 - gftp loops and disconnects after file transfer interruption
Summary: gftp loops and disconnects after file transfer interruption
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gftp
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Havoc Pennington
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
URL: priority.redhat.com
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-03-10 03:36 UTC by Bill McGonigal
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-10 14:39:12 UTC

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Description Bill McGonigal 2001-03-10 03:36:32 UTC
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While using gftp to transfer large files, it is supposed to restart where 
it left off after a time-out or disconnect.  Instead it enters a "ping 
pong" action, where it tries to reconnect, almost immediately disconnects, 
then reconnects, etc., until the max number of retries is reached.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start file download with gftp
2.Interrupt the file transfer
3.watch as it tries to restart

Actual Results:  it loops, (connects, disconnects, connects, disconnects, 
It's interesting that there still appears to be a data transfer in 

Expected Results:  Should have restarted the file transfer where it left 

I am on a slow 24k baud dial-up connection.
My ISP disconnects me after 1 hour.
Either a time-out, or an ISP disconnect, will cause me to lose the last 
hour of downloaded data when transferring a large file, unless gftp can 
restart the download.

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2001-07-12 18:54:19 UTC
This should be fixed in latest gftp, reopen if not.

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