Deprecation of scp protocol and improving sftp client

Peter Stuge peter at
Tue Aug 4 00:08:31 AEST 2020

Blumenthal, Uri - 0553 - MITLL wrote:
> I conjecture that only few of the existing use cases rely on remote expansion.

For local-to-remote operation your conjecture may be correct,
for remote-to-local not so much.

It's a fairly key feature that scp globs on the remote, without roundtrip,
and the SFTP protocol doesn't offer a method to do so.


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