>>>> "Mike" == Mike Alexander
Mike> I've been having trouble with this on a machine running the
Mike> native build of XEmacs (from the current CVS trunk) on
Mike> Windows NT 4.0 using the cygwin ftp client. When I try to
Mike> open a file on an FTP server (I've tried several and it
Mike> doesn't seem to matter which server) the file is truncated
Mike> at a random location a few thousand bytes into the file. If
Mike> you look at the ftp log everything seems to be ok, but efs
Mike> doesn't seem to wait for the file to be transfered before
Mike> using the result. I've tried to debug this a bit, but
Mike> haven't learned very much. Has anyone else seen problems
Mike> like this?
I just tried this again with Mike latest EFS testing version.
I still cannot use cygwin ftp.exe from a native Windows XEmacs
Connected to www.somebody.de
220 ProFTPD 1.2.0 Server (SpaceNet GmbH) [www.somebody.de
quote user "adm"
331 Password required for adm.
quote pass Turtle Power!
230 User adm logged in.
Hash mark printing on (1024 bytes/hash mark).
quote cwd /www/html-data/fussball/
250 CWD command successful.
ls "-al" C:/DOCUME~1/AICHNE~1/LOCALS~1/Temp/efsaXAjtJ
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for file list.
226 Transfer complete.
200 Type set to I.
/usr/bin/ftp: local: C:UsersAichnerAdWWWgsfussballhirschgarten.html: No such file or
That's why I have moved my cygwin ftp.exe out of the way and use
Mike> I'm connected via an ISDN line so ftp transfers are not too
Mike> fast. This might have something to do with it. I'll try it
Mike> on other machines with faster net connections and see if
Mike> that affects things. If I can provide any more information
Mike> let me know.
Mike> Mike Alexander <mailto:mta＠arbortext.com>
Mike> Arbortext, Inc. +1-734-997-0200
Mike> --On Friday, May 18, 2001 8:37 AM +0200 "Michael Sperber [Mr.
Preprocessor]" <sperber(a)informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
> Steve Youngs has just released EFS package version 1.25. This is an
> experimental prerelease of EFS available as
> In order to turn this into an official package release, I urgently
> need your help in testing it. I've tested EFS on a number of servers,
> but I only have access to Unix machines for client testing. So I
> especially need some reports from Windows users, connecting to both
> Unix and Windows ftp servers. This is especially as some subtle but
> possibly crucial aspects of the EFS<->client interactions have
> I'm slowly working towards a testing suite, but it is not yet done and
> the urgency of the XEmacs/Cygwin situation has prompted me to try to
> release earlier.
> Let me emphasize that, if I cannot get some testing done by the
> community, the release will be significantly delayed, as we cannot
> risk putting out a faulty EFS to the general user community, given its
> current prominent role in the XEmacs package system.
> I appreciate your help.
> Cheers =8-} Mike
> Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla