While using internal sftp server, need to access files outside chroot

Ángel González keisial at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 00:24:56 EST 2012

On 08/06/12 00:15, Ben Lindstrom wrote:
> The major edge case you need to worry about is the perl deamon moving/copying before sftp is done.  A move to the same partition isn't a problem as sftp still has the file descriptor, but a copy or a move to another partition will result in corrupted data.
> The easiest solution if clients are disconnected more often than connected is to skip all active inboxes with sftp sessions associated with them.
> - Ben
It also depends on how you watch the directory. Some mechanisms, like
inotfy, allow you to perform the action when the file has been closed by
the writing process.

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