sftp backspace not working (OpenSSH_3.8.1p1 Debian-8.sarge.4)

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Mon Jul 11 09:55:52 EST 2005

J. Grant wrote:
> I am using sftp which comes with OpenSSH_3.8.1p1 Debian-8.sarge.4,
> OpenSSL 0.9.7e 25 Oct 2004
> I noticed backspace is not working. Couild someone tell me if this is
> fixed in a newer package please?

Why don't you ask the Debian maintainer - this is a very
distribution-specific problem.

> Also, would it be possible for sftp --version to be implemented? also
> sftp --V.  Likewise ssh --version is not implemented either.  None of
> the flags are listed when i type ssh --help, or sftp --help

No, we don't do --gnu-long-options.


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