OpenSSH sftp(1) renovation project for GSoC 2009
gsocsftp at v6shell.org
Mon Apr 13 05:31:46 EST 2009
"J.A. Neitzel" <gsocsftp at v6shell.org> wrote:
> Peter Lambrechtsen <plambrechtsen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 4/04/2009, at 4:18 PM, "J.A. Neitzel" <gsocsftp at v6shell.org> wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Please pardon me if this is off topic, but I thought I ought to
> > > introduce myself.
> > >
> > > I submitted an application (aka student proposal) to OpenSSH via
> > > GSoC on Thursday (2009-04-02 19:39:21Z). Of course, I cannot know
> > > if it will be accepted, but in any case, here is the abstract for
> > > anybody on the list who may be interested in offering feedback:
> > >
> > > The objective of the OpenSSH sftp(1) renovation project is to improve
> > > the current sftp(1) client to allow its use as a drop-in replacement
> > > for scp(1). This requires implementing both recursive uploads/
> > > downloads
> > > and an scp(1)-compatible command-line interface. The scp(1) command
> > > has an `-r' flag for recursive transmission, but sftp(1) does not
> > > currently support this except by manual user intervention in
> > > interactive mode. Additionally, sftp(1) interactive-mode tab
> > > completion will be integrated.
> > >
> > > ...
> > > I searched for sftp-related bugs in Bugzilla and found several
> > > related to my project plan in one way or another. Beside the issues
> > > mentioned in the above abstract (which are in the bug list), there
> > > are a few others which should could/should/would likely be addressed
> > > in my plan as well.
> > Maybe if your proposal is accepted you write up a new bug in bugzilla
> > with all your thoughts. Plus link to any of the existing bugs so we
> > can all refer back to a single place that has captured everyones ideas
> > and had all the suggestions prioritized so you know which are the must
> > haves vs the nice to haves.
> Ah yes, that sounds like an excellent suggestion to me.
> Thanks for that.
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GSoC OpenSSH sftp(1) renovation project - http://gsocsftp.v6shell.org/
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