Re: Problems with Emacs and FTP
In article <[🔎] 199602121924.OAA19294@zardoz.wizardz.com> you write:
>> Date: 12 Feb 1996 15:12:00 +0200
>> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Kai Henningsen)
>> > I recommend that this be the standard config. As you just found out,
>> > it causes too many problems to include readline in ftp.
>> Nope, Emacs has a (known and AFAIK fixed in newer versions) bug with what
>> it passes to clients as TERM. Ftp is quite ok.
> This is also a bug in the Debian ftp. GNU internally (i.e. we
>don't realease or maintain this) has an FTP client that has readline
>built in, and it doesn't have the problem with older versions of emacs
>that the Debian FTP client does. Readline shouldn't be used if
>isatty() is false.
See Bug#2281 in the bug tracking system: a patch
for ange-ftp has been received from Richard Stallman.