[syslinux] Command-line TFTP patch?
mhjacks at swbell.net
Fri Jan 31 19:02:13 PST 2003
H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Martin Jackson wrote:
>> H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>>> I know at least one person, probably two, have sent me TFTP
>>> command-line patches in the past, however, I cannot for my life find
>>> either one. Could you resend it, please? (Also, it would help hugely
>>> if you would make sure it includes a manpage. That has been the main
>>> holdup for me including it so far.)
>> Out of curiosity, would these be patches for usage such as:
>> tftp [-i] [-v] GET|PUT <file> ?
>> If not, would you be open to such a patch for the client?
> Functional equivalent thereof. The above would be very easy to do (and
> I might just do them myself), but it might be nice to have a separate
> lighter-weight client binary.
> If I do the above it's probably going to look something like:
> tftp -c get hostname:file
> ... with the -c distinguishing it from the standard command-line parsing.
I would also suggest being able to set octet/netascii from command line.
Some other options may also be useful for command-line usage, e.g.
blocksize, timeout and so on. Might be a bit baroque, but I'm thinking
of making it convenient to use in shell scripts and the like.
Martin Jackson: mhjacks at swbell.net
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