Opened 9 months ago

Closed 9 months ago

Last modified 9 months ago

#12950 closed Bug report (rejected)

Old latest version on

Reported by: DiBr0 Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: Other
Keywords: Download, latest version, latest Cc:
Component version: Operating system type:
Operating system version:



I'm currently trying to download the newest version of FileZilla client automatically.
During my research I found the webpage, with a client and server directory. In the client folder I found a file called "FileZilla_latest_win64-setup.exe" and thought this would be a symlink for the latest version of win64. Turns out this version is actually, instead of

The server directory does not have a latest symlink, which is unfortunate.
Could you please update the lastest file to the latest version?

Thank you, best regards

Change History (2)

comment:1 by Tim Kosse, 9 months ago

Resolution: rejected
Status: newclosed

The download archive is not meant for automated downloads.

To download FileZilla, a human with a web browser should go to

If you want to (re-)distribute FileZilla through automated means, you need to host the manually downloaded file on your own infrastructure.

comment:2 by DiBr0, 9 months ago

I'm currently hosting the manually downloaded file on that infrastructure already, but I wanted to automate that process.

It's unfortunate not to have a symlink to the latest version, while you're hosting the files already. That could have made things easier for different use cases.

Anyways, thanks for the quick respone and removing the old "latest" links.

Last edited 9 months ago by DiBr0 (previous) (diff)
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