scp and SGI DMF

Damien Miller djm at
Wed Mar 1 19:18:54 EST 2006

On Wed, 1 Mar 2006, Peter Stuge wrote:

> > I should note that sftp doesn't seem to have the same problem.
> > However, the lack of a recursive copy makes it problematic for many
> > of our users.
> Teaching sftp how to do recursive copies is probably the best
> solution in any case since sftp is actually developed rather than
> just maintained.

Absolutely! I would love someone interested to pick this up.

There is a patch in bugzilla[1] to implement recursive uploads that I
have been meaning to review for ages. Implementing recursive downloads
is more tricky, and would probably require hacking sftp awareness into
the guts of fts(3) or similar.



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