SCP with Resume Feature

Demi Marie Obenour demiobenour at
Tue Apr 6 20:18:27 AEST 2021

On 4/5/21 6:22 PM, Damien Miller wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Apr 2021, Demi Marie Obenour wrote:
>> On 4/1/21 1:50 PM, rapier wrote:
>>> Howdy all,
>>> I know development on SCP is discouraged but being that it's still
>>> in wide use I thought I would do some work some of my users have
>>> been asking for and allow SCP to resume from a partial transfer.
>> Would it be possible to instead reimplement SCP in terms of SFTP, and then add
>> this feature to SFTP?  My understanding is that such a re-implementation is
>> something many people have wanted for quite a while.
> Yes, and there are patches to do this awaiting review:
> -d

Sooner those get merged, the better, IMO.  I for one will celebrate the end
of the SCP protocol.


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