Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 422881
Using lftp with -c options causes hangs
Last modified: 2014-11-09 17:30:51 EST
Description of problem:
We have been using the mirror feature of lftp with RHEL3 and RHEL4 for years
without issues, however, since upgrading the RHEL5 all of our mirror scripts
started hanging. This appears to be a known issue with the -c option in the
version of lftp currently included with RHEL5 (3.5.1) and was fixed in the next
I'm requesting that lftp either be upgraded to a more recent 3.5.x release, or
at least backport the -c fixes from 3.5.2 so that the mirror function becomes
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Pretty much alwasy when using the -c option with mirror or get.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use lftp -c mirror or -c get and watch process hang.
lftp hangs and never completes.
lftp should get the files as requested
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
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An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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