May 26, 2018

Enhanced ftp client from NetBSD

`tnftp’ formerly lukemftp is what many users affectionately call the enhanced ftp client in NetBSD.

The enhancements over the standard ftp client in 4.4BSD include * command-line editing within ftp * command-line fetching of URLS, including support for - http proxies c.f $http_proxy, $ftp_proxy - authentication * context sensitive command and filename completion * dynamic progress bar * IPv6 support from the WIDE project * modification time preservation * paging of local and remote files, and of directory listings c.f lpage', page’, pdir' * passive mode support, with fallback to active mode * set option’ override of ftp environment variables * socks4/socks5 support * TIS Firewall Toolkit gate ftp proxy support c.f gate' * transfer-rate throttling c.f -T’, `rate’