ANN: Tftpy 0.4.3

msoulier msoulier at
Tue Jul 17 03:34:22 CEST 2007

Copyright, Michael P. Soulier, 2006.

About Release 0.4.3:
Buxfix release for an issue with the server's detection of the end of
the file
during a download.

About Release 0.4.2:
Bugfix release for some small installation issues with earlier Python

About Release 0.4.1:
Bugfix release to fix the installation path, with some restructuring
into a
tftpy package from the single module used previously.

About Release 0.4:
This release adds a TftpServer class with a sample implementation in
The server uses a single thread with multiple handlers and a select()
loop to
handle multiple clients simultaneously.

Only downloads are supported at this time.

About Release 0.3:
This release fixes a major RFC 1350 compliance problem with the remote

About Release 0.2:
This release adds variable block sizes, and general option support,
implementing RFCs 2347 and 2348. This is accessible in the TftpClient
via the options dict, or in the sample client via the --blocksize

About Release 0.1:

This is an initial release in the spirit of "release early, release
Currently the sample client works, supporting RFC 1350. The server is
not yet
implemented, and RFC 2347 and 2348 support (variable block sizes) is
planned for 0.2.

About Tftpy:

Tftpy is a TFTP library for the Python programming language. It
client and server classes, with sample implementations. Hooks are
included for
easy inclusion in a UI for populating progress indicators. It supports
1350, 2347 and 2348.

This library was developed against Python 2.3.

Project page:

License is the CNRI Python License.

See COPYING in this distribution.

- Server only supports downloads.
- Client only supports downloads.
- Only 'octet' mode is supported
- The only option supported is blksize


Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at>

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