sftp Vs scp

Michael Stone mstone at cs.loyola.edu
Sat Jan 26 03:44:57 AEDT 2019

On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 12:23:16AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
>As I noted in
>the protocol involves passing -f or -t options as appropriate, so it's
>perfectly straightforward for the client to speak SFTP while preserving
>the existing server protocol.

potentially even exec'ing a different binary (scp-server or whatever) so 
the bulk of the code lives elsewhere, and is easy to remove (and audit 
the removal) if desired.

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