[OE-core] [PATCH] bitbake.conf:update FETCHCMD_wget with --no-passive-ftp

Richard Purdie richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org
Fri Feb 22 07:17:41 UTC 2019

On Fri, 2019-02-22 at 14:03 +0800, Liu Haitao wrote:
> When fetching the source of alsa it would trigger the following
> > WARNING: alsa-lib-1.1.6-r0 do_fetch: Failed to fetch URL
> > ftp://ftp.alsa-project.org/pub/lib/alsa-lib-1.1.6.tar.bz2,
> > attempting MIRRORS if
> > available
> Bitbake would use wget with "--no-passive" to fetch the source.
> Behind most firewall and NAT
> configurations it could work well.However, in some rare firewall
> configurations,
> active FTP actually works when passive FTP doesn't.
> So disable the use of the passive FTP transfer mode for wget.

As you say, its much more likely that passive ftp would work than
active ftp, so this change would make things worse for more people?

We're trying to get away from having ftp urls in oe-core at all so
hopefully this isn't a big deal.



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