COPY_SIZE #define

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at
Thu Feb 7 02:07:48 EST 2002

NOTE: Your patch to scp.c is incorrect. It only patches the usage()
      function and SCP already has a -B option, so it can't be added
      there, unless the brilliant idea that was mentioned in the scp
      -1/-2 thread of having a generic option (-O?) for passing options
      to the backend is added.

And yes, it's in -current.



On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 11:35:07AM -0500, Michael T. Babcock wrote:
> I noticed the "XXX: what should this be?" w.r.t. COPY_SIZE in 
> sftp-client.c.  I made up the following quick patch to allow a new 
> command-line argument, "-B" (for 'buffer' size) to specify this value.
> I haven't done any strict benchmarking yet, but -B65535 is faster than 
> -B8192 which is much faster than -B16.
> PS again, I am not on this list, so please CC me any replies.
> -- 
> Michael T. Babcock
> CTO, FibreSpeed Ltd.     (Hosting, Security, Consultation, Database, etc)
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