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bug#4226: Re : bug#4226: dired FTP trouble


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: bug#4226: Re : bug#4226: dired FTP trouble
Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2009 02:46:58 +0200

On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 9:06 PM, Michael Albinus<address@hidden> wrote:
> frances frederic <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> I remember that with emacs 21 I used an ftp specific program for win32,
>> ftp://ftp.gnu.org/old-gnu/emacs/windows/contrib/ftp-for-win32.zip
>> do you think this can solve my problem?
>
> I do not use W32 myself, but there are problem reports about its native
> ftp client. So you shall use an alternative ftp program, indeed.
>
> See also the discussion at
> <http://emacsbugs.donarmstrong.com/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=4042>
>
> Best regards, Michael.


Long ago I pointed out that I had trouble with the w32 native ftp
client. I switched to the alternate ftp client but I also had some
problems with that program.

However since then I distribute the alternate client as part of
Emacs+EmacsW32 distribution. To get it to work for me I think I made
some patches to ange-ftp.el which I include in the distribution.

They are still there and if someone wants to test them and see if they
perhaps should be added some way to Emacs it would be good.





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