file name handling "bug" in scp?

Bob Proulx bob at
Wed Jul 27 15:20:45 EST 2005

Evaldo Gardenali wrote:
> I think I found a small filename handling issue in scp:
> [...concerning special shell characters not being escaped and files
> that contain those characters causing trouble...]

I suggest you use rsync with ssh to copy files in this instance.  The
remote shell only invokes the other half of the rsync program.  And
after that the shell is not involved in the transfer.


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