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Re: Problem with ftp from 0.3c to 0.3b

Brian May wrote:
> >>>>> "Peter" == Peter Ehlin <pelin@voxi.se> writes:
>     Peter> Hi I got this strange error when I used ftp from a client
>     Peter> (using heimdal-0.3c) to a server (using heimdal-0.3b).
>     Peter> Could someone explain this?
>     Peter> I pressed ^D on the "ftp>" prompt.
> I think there are two problems here.
> 1. No newline printed after the prompt. Yes, silly as it might seem,
> there is actually a Debian bug report on this matter - see
> http://bugs.debian.org/64289, as it breaks efs (emacs).
> (also a related? bug report was http://bugs.debian.org/69301).
> 2. for some reason, your client cannot decrypt/decode the status
> message from the server, hence is displaying the raw coded
> information.
> I have reproduced 2 by pushing Ctrl+C to interrupt a transfer.
> Apparently, signal handling needs to be rewritten in ftp and/or ftpd.
> (in version 0.2* at least).

So, do you recommend that I don't use 0.3c yet? 

> Did you push Ctrl+C? I doubt it, but just in case...

I pressed Ctrl-D. 

> Does it still crash if you exit by typing "bye"?

I wouldn't say it exactly crashes... But, it gives the same "error
as if I would press Ctrl-D. One difference is that on Ctrl-D, you won't
the newline after the prompt.