Bug#447153: /usr/bin/scp: Fails to notice write errors

Peter Stuge stuge-openssh-unix-dev at cdy.org
Tue Nov 13 10:02:25 EST 2007

On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 06:33:54PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> To openssh-unix-dev: does anyone think this is worth a workaround?

Gut feeling is that it should be fixed wherever the problem is.

> The ftruncate seems rather unnecessary if we've already written out
> the required number of bytes anyway.

Not neccessarily, we may be overwriting a larger file with the same


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