Feature request for SSH FTP

dawg dirTdogE at Gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 00:27:11 EST 2009

Actually, the sshd could check whether there is enough disk space while 
uploading the files and make the choice automatically.

On 08/09/2009 10:11 AM, dawg wrote:
> On 08/09/2009 12:57 AM, Ben Lindstrom wrote:
>> I very much disagree.  Making "put" hold two copies of a file by 
>> default would cause people transferring large files to have failures.
> That's ridiculous. The one in a million case versus the 999,999 in a 
> million cases? Disk space is rarely an issue that would affect this. 
> It could be made an option to be toggled via config in any case.
>> It isn't a bug.  There is no defect to report.  You are requesting a 
>> new feature.  And I can see making a request for a mktemp(3) 
>> feature.  However, this would be specialized to OpenSSH's servers, 
>> and FileZilla may prefer a more universal feature set.
> Sure it is. The current implementation corrupts the existing file for 
> a period of time.
> Anyway, I will waste no more breath on this. Thanks for taking the 
> time to reply.
>> This is definitely a client-side problem and not a server side.
>> - Ben

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