[cs631apue] FTP error

Jan Schaumann jschauma at stevens.edu
Thu Sep 6 22:10:44 EDT 2018

Aubhik Mazumdar <amazumda at stevens.edu> wrote:
> I apologize for that. The actual error is-
> aubhikmazumdar$ ftp https://www.cs.stevens.edu/~jschauma/631/welcome.c
> ftp: Can't lookup `https': nodename nor servname provided, or not known
> ftp: Can't connect or login to host `https'

So your ftp(1) doesn't support https.  Try updating it to a version that
does or use curl(1) or wget(1).

If you are on the reference platform (i.e. NetBSD 8.0), then this error
should not occur.


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