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freebsd-tftp Upcoming replacement for tftp(1) and tftpd(8)
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Port Added: 31 Jan 2008 10:15:21
License: BSD4CLAUSE
It all started when we got some new routers, which told me the
following when trying to upload configuration or download images
from it: The TFTP server doesn't support the blocksize option.

My curiousity was triggered, it took me some reading of RFCs and
other documentation to find out what was possible and what could
be done. Was plain TFTP very simple in its handshake, TFTP with
options was kind of messy because of its backwards capability: The
first packet returned could either be an acknowledgement of options,
or the first data packet.

Going through the source code of src/libexec/tftpd and going through
the code of src/usr.bin/tftp showed that there was a lot of duplicate
code, and the addition of options would only increase the amount
of duplicate code. After all, both the client and the server can
act as a sender and receiver.

At the end, it ended up with a nearly complete rewrite of the tftp
client and server. It has been tested against the following TFTP
clients and servers:

- Itself (yay!)
- The standard FreeBSD tftp client and server
- The Fedora Core 6 tftp client and server
- Cisco router tftp client
- Extreme Networks tftp client

It supports the following RFCs:

RFC1350 - THE TFTP PROTOCOL (REVISION 2)
RFC2347 - TFTP Option Extension
RFC2348 - TFTP Blocksize Option
RFC2349 - TFTP Timeout Interval and Transfer Size Options
RFC3617 - Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) Scheme and Applicability
          Statement for the Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)

It supports the following unofficial TFTP Options as described at
http://www.compuphase.com/tftp.htm:

blksize2 - Block size restricted to powers of 2, excluding protocol headers
rollover - Block counter roll-over (roll back to zero or to one)

From the tftp program point of view the following things are changed:

- New commands: "blocksize", "blocksize2", "rollover" and "options"
- Development features: "debug" and "packetdrop"

If you try this tftp/tftpd implementation, please let me know if
it works (or doesn't work) and against which implementaion so I can
get a list of confirmed working systems.
SVNWeb : PortsMon

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/net/freebsd-tftp/ && make install clean

No package is available: Installs software in /usr/libexec and /usr/bin

PKGNAME: there is no package for this port: NO_PACKAGE = Installs software in /usr/libexec and /usr/bin

ONLY_FOR_ARCHS: nil

NOT_FOR_ARCHS: nil

distinfo:

SHA256 (freebsd-tftp-1.0.tar.gz) = 4d177d70e5b34c3ec1da5a0e2d5a3748d8c98dee2453674da5e4eab4f211ad63
SIZE (freebsd-tftp-1.0.tar.gz) = 29263


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Library dependencies:
  1. libedit.so.0 : devel/libedit
There are no ports dependent upon this port

Configuration Options
     No options to configure

USES:
libedit

Master Sites:
  1. http://www.mavetju.org/download/

Number of commits found: 8

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
24 Nov 2016 14:49:33
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
Revision:427019
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Add LICENSE
- Add missing USES=libedit
- Use MANPREFIX
16 Nov 2016 22:55:39
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
Revision:426269
rene search for other commits by this committer
Reset edwin's ports, he has handed in his commit bit.

With hat:	portmgr-secretary
02 Mar 2015 23:36:36
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
Revision:380307
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Remove Author from pkg-descr and white space fixes
13 May 2014 20:57:33
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
Revision:353994
edwin search for other commits by this committer
Fix for stagify.
20 Sep 2013 22:10:25
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
Revision:327755
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
net)
20 Mar 2011 12:54:45
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Get Rid MD5 support
02 Feb 2008 21:48:37
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
edwin search for other commits by this committer
NOPACKAGE -> NO_PACKAGE
31 Jan 2008 10:15:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
edwin search for other commits by this committer
It all started when we got some new routers, which told me the
following when trying to upload configuration or download images
from it: The TFTP server doesn't support the blocksize option.

My curiousity was triggered, it took me some reading of RFCs and
other documentation to find out what was possible and what could
be done. Was plain TFTP very simple in its handshake, TFTP with
options was kind of messy because of its backwards capability: The
first packet returned could either be an acknowledgement of options,
or the first data packet.

Going through the source code of src/libexec/tftpd and going through
the code of src/usr.bin/tftp showed that there was a lot of duplicate
code, and the addition of options would only increase the amount
of duplicate code. After all, both the client and the server can
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Number of commits found: 8

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