BUG: scp -r follows symlinks

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Tue Jan 6 17:36:52 EST 2004

On Mon, 5 Jan 2004, Edward S. Peschko wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 07:09:16PM -0600, Ben Lindstrom wrote:
> > 
> > And breaks rcp compatible syntax which is WORSE because that is what
> > people DEPEND on when moving from rcp/rsh to scp/ssh.
> No, not if you make the flag an optional one that doesn't exist right
> now.

No, we aren't changing scp. Feel free to tech sftp the scp syntax though - 
the protocol is much more capable and there is no need to be backwards 
compatible there.


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