Eriberto <eribe...@eriberto.pro.br> writes:
> There are three problems here.
Thanks for taking a look!
> 1. The current FTP address is
> ftp://ftp.ncbi.nih.gov/toolbox/ncbi_tools/old/, not
Hm? Either name is valid, and I'd say the variant with .nlm is
$ dig @ns.nih.gov ftp.ncbi.nih.gov CNAME
ftp.ncbi.nih.gov. 86400 IN CNAME ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.
> 2. Now, this FTP site only accepts passive mode.
That shouldn't be relevant if we're switching to http(s) anyway.
> 3. The FTP scan via uscan seems accept files only (not directory
> names). However, this site has http too.
Good point. Better yet, it has https.
Aaron M. Ucko, KB1CJC (amu at alum.mit.edu, ucko at debian.org)
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