Re: File-Requests

Jim Balcom (
Tue, 17 Sep 1996 19:00:17 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 17 Sep 1996, Pablo Saratxaga wrote:

> > > Other question: Which mailers are able to request filenames with a
> > > path in it? Some dos software is very restrictive...
> > Binkley does not allow a path when requesting a file. And, that's a
> > VERY popular piece of software in Fidonet.
> No, Binkley doesn't forbid paths in *.req files. But the builtin *.req
> generator isn't able to create them.
> You should use an external program for requesting files.

Nope! Not quite.
I generated a request for '/big/etc/passwd'

ifcico generated the response "could not open


-= Jim =-