Sftp client improvements

Markus Friedl markus.friedl at informatik.uni-erlangen.de
Wed Mar 7 08:50:59 EST 2001

oh, this is a great idea. who's going to add this to OpenSSH? :)


On Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 08:57:10AM +0100, Mats Andersson wrote:
> I've done a fun thing with our sftp code (for our ssh client in java)
> which might be something someone wants to try with openSSH aswell. Just
> make a "bridge" between ftp and sftp so any ordinary ftp-client can
> connect to the "bridge" and "speak" to the sftp-server in the other end
> (i.e. implement a simple ftpd whose bottom is doing sftp). It's not a very
> complicated hack so I guess it wouldn't be too much work to do on top of
> the openSSH sftp code too (especially if it's made with modularity in mind
> as you said).
> Our ftp to sftp bridge will soon be available, in the next pre-release of
> MindTerm (see http://www.mindbright.se/mindterm/).

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