Suggestions for next updates

Moderator: Project members

Post Reply
Message
Author
ReNNoN
500 Command not understood
Posts: 1
Joined: 2018-03-06 22:25
First name: Peter
Last name: Yojockanda

Suggestions for next updates

#1 Post by ReNNoN » 2018-03-06 22:33

Hi,

Thanks for FileZilla.

Today I want to comment on a suggestion that I think is very important to include in FileZilla, in future updates.

This suggestion is to make the "Directory Comparison" functionality not show the green color in the folders.

This is because the folders are only modified at the time of creation.

Personally it always leads to confusion and I have to access all the folders and manually check that all the files are updated. This makes the "Directory Comparison" functionality lose utility.

We work with a NAS to share all the working directories between the developers and it is very confusing if the folders are shown in green.

Thank you very much for your help and I ask you to excuse my bad English.

regards

User avatar
boco
Contributor
Posts: 24152
Joined: 2006-05-01 03:28
Location: Germany

Re: Suggestions for next updates

#2 Post by boco » 2018-03-06 23:12

It all depends on the server's file system. For example, with NTFS, directory timestamps are updates with every change inside that directory (no idea if it recurses, though). Directories on FAT stay at the same timestamp.

Green means "appears to be the same". Unfortunately, comparison is very limited due to the limited amount of information the server provides in listings. Officially, FTP doesn't even support checksums.
### BEGIN SIGNATURE BLOCK ###
No support requests per PM! You will NOT get any reply!!!
FTP connection problems? Do yourself a favor and read Network Configuration.
All FileZilla products fully support IPv6. http://worldipv6launch.org
### END SIGNATURE BLOCK ###

Post Reply