On Thu, 2022-02-10 at 18:58 +0100, Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek
> On Mon, Oct 18, 2021 at 10:33:59AM +0200, Kamil Dudka wrote:
> > For example dracut, dnf, and rpm seem to use FTP:
> Here dracut allows ftp://, by calling curl. If curl does not support
> the protocol, this will fail… I think this is what we want.
> (BTW, I think the dracut repo on git.kernel.org
has commits from this week, but
ends at 2021-05-27.)
> I think the story would be the same here: if an url with ftp:// was actually
> configured somewhere, the download would fail. But I don't think we have many
> such urls...
We aren't the only ones who set up repositories. Organizations which
run Fedora and RHEL often have internal repositories, which may use
To clarify: ftp still works, even with the changes in flight. The discussion
about dropping ftp was mostly theoretical. AFAIK, curl maintainers don't
plan to do this atm.