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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-21 11:22:39

Misha Bergal <mbergal_at_[hidden]> writes:

> 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 The ones from Sep 15 are woefully outdated; they're still showing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.

So shouldn't anything from July be deleted?

> [...]
>> 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.

I'm using a Linux box. So I guess I need to request passive mode

Dave Abrahams
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