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From Antoine Lévy-Lambert <>
Subject Re: ant 1.6.1
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2004 21:14:53 GMT
Steve Cohen wrote:

>Another issue to consider.  I don't know if it's strictly a 1.6.1 issue or 
>further down the line but the ant developers should consider it.
>I have been working with the jakarta-commons/net project to create a more 
>capable system, able to detect what system its FTPClient class is connecting 
>with.   You may remember several complaints over the last couple of months 
>about our <ftp> task not working on non-unix ftp servers.  The improvements 
>in commons/net will allow the correct server to be auto-detected in the most 
>common cases, and in those odd cases where this is not possible, it will be 
>possible to indicate explicitly which parser is to be used (i.e. in ant, a 
>new parameter to the task).
>Thus it will be possible to rewrite our <ftp> task to solve these long 
>standing problems.
>This version of commons-net (1.2.0) has not yet been released but can probably 
>be released in less than a week.
>It seems from this thread that these changes will come too late for ant 1.6.1.  
>Please correct me if that's wrong.  Can someone tell me what plans, if any, 
>are contemplated for ant 1.6.2?
>Steve Cohen
Steve, thanks for your email.

I have no problem waiting for the release of commons-net 1.2.0

Send in your patches for the ftp task through bugzilla.



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