SCP with Resume Feature

rapier rapier at
Sun Apr 4 02:14:35 AEDT 2021

On 4/3/21 10:41 AM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 2, 2021 at 11:52 PM Bob Proulx <bob at> wrote:
>> rapier wrote:
>>> User demand and it's a deliverable for a project. Like I said in my first
>>> message I know that rsync can do basically the same thing but ya know,
>>> deliverables need to be delivered. Just thought I'd share the results.
>> I would be inclined to act as a BOFH and replace scp with a script
>> wrapper that called rsync.  "There!  I deliverd an scp that handles
>> resume.  Problem solved."
>> Bob
> Rewriting security sensitive binaries to solve a problem that is
> already solved at the command line, with a great deal more flexibility
> and power, is also usually a really, really bad idea.

Been doing that for a long time as this is part of HPN-SSH. I have 
people I work with at CERT and Trusted CI to help with the code audits.

More information about the openssh-unix-dev mailing list