Fwd: sftp buggy put command

Iain Morgan imorgan at nas.nasa.gov
Tue Feb 3 08:13:33 AEDT 2015

On Mon, Feb 02, 2015 at 20:28:00 +0530, dE wrote:
> Hi!
> I was tying out the put command with version 6.7_p1 of OpenSSH.
> If I use recursive copying, sftp expects the last directory in the
> <source> exists in the destination (on the server), otherwise “Couldn't
> canonicalize: No such file or directory”.
> I would've taken this to be the expected behavior, but get command does
> not have this problem. It makes the destination directory in the client
> like with cp.
> So kindly take a look at this.
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This has already been noted as a bug[1][2], but hasn't been addresed
yet. I filed the original bug, but had other priorites, and then forgot
about the issue. I'll take another look at this when I get some time.

[1] https://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2150
[2] https://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2230

Iain Morgan

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