tnftp  20210827
About: tnftp is an enhanced ftp client (prior name "lukemftp").
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README

WHAT IS TNFTP?

tnftp' is a port' of the NetBSD FTP client to other systems. See http://www.NetBSD.org/ for more details about NetBSD.

tnftp was formerly known as lukemftp' It was renamed to tnftp' by Luke Mewburn in February 2003.

The enhancements over the standard ftp client in 4.4BSD (and derivatives) include: * command-line editing within ftp * command-line fetching of URLS, including support for: - http proxies (see $http_proxy, $ftp_proxy) - authentication * configurable prompt * context sensitive command and filename completion * dynamic progress bar * feature negotiation extensions from RFC 2389 (see feat' and remopts') * extensions to ftp from the IETF ftpext working group (see mlsd' and mlst') * IPv6 support (from the WIDE project) * modification time preservation * paging of local and remote files, and of directory listings (see lpage', page', pdir') * passive mode support, with fallback to active mode * retrieval of filenames listed in a given file (see fget') * set option' override of ftp environment variables * TIS Firewall Toolkit gate ftp proxy support (see gate') * transfer-rate throttling (see -T', rate') * uploading of files on the command line (see `-u') * (Dante) SOCKS5 support

Previous features, currently disabled until a test system is available: * SOCKS4 support

INSTALLATION

Refer to `INSTALL' for more information on how to compile and install tnftp.

FEEDBACK / BUG REPORTS

Please email feedback back to the maintainer: Luke Mewburn lukem@NetBSD.org.

tnftp is covered by a BSD-style copyright notice. Please refer to the file `COPYING' for more information.

AVAILABILITY

The primary ftp site for tnftp is: ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/tnftp/

DOCUMENT REFERENCE

$NetBSD: README,v 1.10 2007/08/06 01:58:57 lukem Exp $