Deprecation of scp protocol and improving sftp client

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at
Thu Jul 16 00:46:33 AEST 2020

On Wed, 15 Jul 2020, Red Cricket wrote:

> I have had this in my .bashrc for years:
> alias scp='rsync -avzP'

Similar, though I named it rcp because nobody has the real rcp installed
any more, but sometimes I need scp to connect to systems that lack rsync.;a=blob;f=mksh/rcp;hb=HEAD

> maybe rsync is a better replacement for scp than sftp would be?

It could be, were it not under a restrictive licence…

This doesn’t preclude people from making SSH’s builtin transfers
better, though.

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