DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-09
Re: Purpose of lukemftpd?
I think an ftpd supporting ssl is a requirement for base as well as I
think ssh is a requirement for base. Secure ftp transfer is becoming
standard for anyone using ftp today....
On 9/6/05, Thomas E. Spanjaard <tgen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Marcin Jessa wrote:
> > On Tue, 6 Sep 2005 00:44:54 +0200
> > Simon Schubert <corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>On 06.09.2005, at 00:37, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> >>> No, we are not putting anything based on lukemftpd n our tree.
> >>> way too complex and has historically contained root-compromising
> >>> I want our base system ftpd to be as simple as possible.
> >>I agree that the default ftpd should be simple.
> > Please correct me if I am wrong but as far as I know NetBSD's ftpd does not support SSL.
> > Wouldn't bsdftpd-ssl be a more appropriate software for a modern O.S ?
> I think that the ftpd in base should only run from inetd, as you'll
> start looking for alternatives anyway if on the search for a serious FTP
> daemon. Therefore, SSL issues are a feature, not a requirement, and as
> such shouldn't be in base.
> -- Thomas E. Spanjaard