Opened 17 years ago

Last modified 17 years ago

#1149 closed Bug report

Filenames and content are switched

Reported by: pcoughlin Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: Cc: pcoughlin, Tim Kosse
Component version: Operating system type:
Operating system version:


This is very serious!

The contents of files are getting mixed up. I have
downloaded my web site several times and the contents
of some of the files are interchanged. They are files
that are near each other in the directory, so they were
probably downloaded close to each other.

I have erased the directory on my PC and re-downloaded
the files several times and it appears to be different
files each time.

Some History: I previously had an older version of
Filezilla (can't remember which one, but about 6 months
old) and upgraded to 2.2.26a yesterday. That is when
the problem started.

Thanks for looking into this ... Paul

Change History (3)

comment:1 by Tim Kosse, 17 years ago

This is a known problem with some broken servers. Please
contact the server developers for help. The keyword to
mention to them SO_REUSEADDR.

comment:2 by pcoughlin, 17 years ago

What SHOULD the SO_REUSEADDR be set to on a server (this one
I am having the problem with is a Windows FTP at

I am having problems telling their tech support people what
needs to be done ... they, of course, are pointing at Filezilla.

Thanks for the help ... Paul

comment:3 by Tim Kosse, 17 years ago

The server software itself is using SO_REUSEADDR, please
contact the server developers, not the administrator of the
Using SO_REUSEADDR for the FTP data channel can cause
filenames to become swapped.

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