On Thu, Oct 14, 1999 at 02:14:37AM -0500, "Shawn T . Amundson" 
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> > I can understand the ncftp's author's wish to get rid of old versions,
> > but the timeout settings on gimp.org + my really bad telnet connection
> > required 4 login-tries to the ftp server due to the 15 second login
> > timeout.
> 
> I've changed the login timeout to 45 seconds, though the change won't
> actually take place until the ftp servere gets restarted.

Thats great, thanks! 15 seconds is really killing people without .netrc.

> The reasons for using ncftpd are mainly performance, security, and
> the fact it's extremely simple to administer.  

then don't change it ;)

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