SCP with Resume Feature

Damien Miller djm at
Wed Apr 7 12:04:40 AEST 2021

On Tue, 6 Apr 2021, rapier wrote:

> Looking at the performance - on my systems sftp seems to be a bit slower 
> than scp when dealing with a lot of small files. Not sure why this is 
> the case as I haven't looked at the sftp code in years.

the OpenSSH sftp client doesn't do inter-file pipelining - it only
pipelines read/writes within a transfer, so each new file causes a

This is all completely fixable on the client side, and shouldn't apply
to things like sshfs at all.


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