scp does a local copy when ommiting :

Damien Miller djm at
Wed Sep 1 08:41:54 EST 2004

Dan Kaminsky wrote:

> Compromise -- could we set an environment variable to disable 
> self-copies like this?  I've made this error hundreds of times.

we don't want to add knobs and buttons either.

Help finish off sftp if you want a sane replacement, it just needs:

- recursive operations
- a better commandline parser (e.g. that supports local->remote copies)


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