SCP with Resume Feature

rapier rapier at
Wed Apr 7 00:27:55 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:

That would be awesome. The more I work with the SCP code the more I've 
come to dislike it.

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