Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 78905
ncftpget displays progress bar when not on tty
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:48:48 EDT
I have a script which does an ncftpget in a cron job. It just started blatting
progress bar crap into the output of the cron job. It didn't used to do this --
presumably, ncftpget previously was smart enough to notice when it wasn't
running on a tty and suppress the progress bar, but this has been broken. I'm
I don't think this is a bug since there is an option to disable the progress bar
$ ncftpget --help
-v/-V Do (do not) use progress meters.
So, if you add the "-V" option to your cron job, you should not see the progress
meter stuff in your output.
A simple update of a package shouldn't break scripts if possible.
The check for tty was disabled in 3.1.5-1. I've re-enabled it in