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Re: [tlug] Xemacs: FTP Access Problem in Package Installation

On Fri, 2002-05-31 at 03:49, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

> Several Linux distros have added "advanced" capabilities to their FTP
> clients, and changed the defaults.  This confuses the Emacs code that
> tries to use the ftp client to communicate with a server, and has to
> parse the client's error messages to figure out what to do next.


> and notes that you need to add an element (often "-u") to
> `efs-ftp-program-args'.  Use M-x customize-variable, and verify the
> needed flag with `man ftp' or other local documentation.

Miraculously, I managed to do this.



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