BUG: scp -r follows symlinks

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Wed Jan 7 11:26:33 EST 2004

On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, Mordechai T. Abzug wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 11:14:36AM -0600, Ben Lindstrom wrote:
> > I'm sorry but scp is *DEAD*.  It is there for historical reasons.
> Which is cleanest and easiest to read for trivial script use:

don't like the sftp syntax? send patches to make it understand scp syntax. 
If they are clean, I will import them because I have wanted sftp to 
support that syntax for a long time.

We aren't going to change scp, but are more than willing to improve sftp.


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