Attention JARI AALTO - Re: 1.7.7 wput fails to connect to FTP server

Christopher Faylor
Wed Nov 3 19:54:00 GMT 2010

I've bcc'ed the wput maintainer since they are (rather alarmingly?) not
subscribed to the Cygwin mailing list.

Jari, could you help this person out?  He's been patiently reporting
problems with wput for some time now.


On Wed, Nov 03, 2010 at 08:18:02PM +0200, Francois Botha wrote:
>On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 11:50 AM, Francois Botha
>> Hi,
>> I'm trying to upload a file to an FTP server with wput.
>> I execute this command:
>> wput test.txt
>> I know I don't have write permissions to (I'm using it
>> only for illustration purposes).
>> But wput can't even connect to the server, and doesn't even get to the
>> authentication stage. This is my output:
>> $ wput test.txt ?
>> --11:47:30-- `test.txt'
>> ? ?=> ftp://anonymous:xxxxx@
>> Connecting to failed!
>> Waiting 10 seconds... Connecting to failed!
>> Waiting 10 seconds...
>> I see this has been reported way back too:
>Ok, I got somebody on the IRC channel to confirm the problem on their
>side. So it's not my stupidity. What other info do you need to log
>this bug? Is this even the right forum to log bugs for wput?
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