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Re: Bug#238143: ITP: wzdftpd -- A portable, modular, efficient and not user-friendly ftp server

Pierre Chifflier <chifflier@cpe.fr> writes:

> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name    : wzdftpd
>   Version         : 0.2.3
>   Upstream Author : Pierre Chifflier <chifflier@cpe.fr>
> * URL             : http://www.wzdftpd.net/
> * License         : GPL
>   Description     : A portable, modular, efficient and not user-friendly ftp server
>  wzdftpd is designed to run in user-mode, and to be entirely
As opposed to what? Kernel mode? 

>  configurable using SITE commands (no gui !). It works on
Ahem... Server applications w/o a GUI are not _that_ uncommon in
Unix-like systems.

>  linux/win32 (use winsock for best perfs), supports SSL, and is
Irrlevant for Debian. At least for now. ;-)

>  multithreaded.
>  .
>  Extensions can be written using modules or externals scripts.
>  Features are: unix-like permissions+acls, virtual users/groups, security,
>  speed, bandwith limitation (user,group,global), group admins, per command
>  authorizations, ratio, etc.

"Flexible user management"

>  Virtual dirs/files can be defined, with restrictions on users/groups/flags.
>  Users can belong to several groups, allowing to define group properties.
>  wzdftpd is distributed under the terms of the GPL.
Don't put that into the description.

Considering that this is not going to be the first ftp server in
Debian, tell people what makes it special, if you want your package to
be widely used.


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