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Re: FTP_IGNORE_PASSIV_IP [Virus Checked]

From: Gerd v. Egidy <>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 10:45:03 +0200

> It works only if the NAT firewall is naively converting the IP addresses of
> the traffic that goes through, without caring much for which ports that are
> involved.
> Since Ed's patch works for him, his firewall must do something like that.

I think he is fixing the wrong problem. He should take care of his firewall
and not introduce a workaround into curl.

> On my end, I'm thinking: Is this a feature more people than Ed will ever
> find use for? Should we add this to libcurl?

I don't think this is a common problem.

Kind regards,

Received on 2004-09-23