BUG: scp -q isn't quiet

Darren Tucker dtucker at zip.com.au
Mon Nov 10 22:09:30 EST 2003

"Mordechai T. Abzug" wrote:
> If I scp from/to a server that has a banner using scp -q, it still
> shows the banner.  If I ssh -q to the same server, the banner is
> skipped.  scp -o "LogLevel quiet" does the trick, but is excessively
> cumbersome.

Maybe scp should pass "-q" through to ssh like so? 

Darren Tucker (dtucker at zip.com.au)
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Index: scp.c
RCS file: /cvs/src/usr.bin/ssh/scp.c,v
retrieving revision 1.110
diff -u -p -r1.110 scp.c
--- scp.c	8 Oct 2003 08:27:36 -0000	1.110
+++ scp.c	10 Nov 2003 11:09:30 -0000
@@ -268,6 +268,7 @@ main(int argc, char **argv)
 		case 'q':
 			showprogress = 0;
+			addargs(&args, "-q");
 		/* Server options. */

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