Patch to add resume feature to scp

Michael Stone mstone at
Sat May 13 10:47:38 EST 2006

On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 11:17:33AM -0400, you wrote:
>Based on the interactions I have with the people that make use of our 
>facilities most people still prefer SCP especially when it comes to 
>automated file transfer processes. Since SCP, as such, is unmaintainable 
>maybe it makes sense to actually write a new SCP that incorporates the 
>best points of the old version (ease of use, ease of scripting, etc) 
>with more advanced features. That way backward compatibility is 
>maintained without abandoning a useful and widely used file transfer tool.

Or, just change/add an interface to sftp. I can't think of any generally 
useful feature of scp that can't be implemented fairly cleanly over the 
sftp protocol.

Mike Stone

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