Re: Status of ftpfs?
> What is the current status of the ftpfs translator?
Mark claims it works. It never works for me.
> The CVS logs show that most development was done by Miles Bader
> back in late 1997. The CVS log for ftpfs.h also says that Mr. Bader has
> since left the FSF.
He does not work on the hurd anymore.
> Other than a few updates from Roland McGrath,
> Thomas Bushnell, and Mark Kettenis, there hasnt been any changes
> recorded in CVS. Is there a developer working on any of ftpfs
> outside of CVS that anyone here knows of? Mark Kettenis seems
> to be the latest contributor, but I dont want to assume.
No. Feel free to fix it.
> Also, can it be compiled separately from the rest of the hurd sources?
On a hurd machine sure. You will have to muck with the Makefiles.
> This looks like what I would like to work on to contribute to the Hurd,
> if no one else already has ownership. I am not a professional developer,
> so my contributions would be sparse and in need of peer review, but
> Im confident I can fill in a few missing pieces and squash a few bugs.
Great. Best of luck.
Neal H Walfield
University of Massachusetts at Lowell
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