[CentOS] vsFTPd and hidden files - standards compliant?

John Doe jdmls at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 7 13:05:31 UTC 2009

From: Andrew Hull <list at racc2000.com>
> I recently received a complaint regarding the vsFTP server I'm running 
> on a CentOS 4.x box. The complaint was that it is improperly responding 
> to the LIST command - it is not returning hidden (period prefixed) files 
> in the directory listing.

Hum... not sure if it is or not rfc compliant but, as far as I can remember (14 years ago), ls/dir on any ftp server would never show "hidden" files by default...
Also, the rfcs are apparently extended with new options as time passes...



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