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From: Misha Bergal (mbergal_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-21 04:54:11

David Abrahams wrote:
> Looking at the FTP server for RC-1_34_0 results, I see

> The ones from Sep 15 are woefully outdated; they're still showing
> errors that I've long since fixed and would like to see dropped from
> the regression report. Surely, by that logic, Bronek[2-6] and
> must be intolerably old... and "RSI Droid2K" is
> from July 28!!

The modification dates on those files correctly reflect the date of the
test run.

> If not, I'd really like to kill the results off so I can begin to see
> the errors I've worked so hard to eliminate actually disappear from
> the reports. It's incredibly frustrating not to be able to make
> visible progress on these.
> OK, I tried to make an executive decision and remove all those old
> files, but all I succeeded in doing was somehow setting the
> permissions on "Martin Will" to 000. I only used the "delete"
> and "mdelete" ftp commands, so my only remaining guess is that the
> meta-comm FTP server is broken :(

I believe you ftp client needs to support passive mode. ncftp from
cygwin works fine for me, while standard Windows ftp client does not.

Misha Bergal
MetaCommunications Engineering

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