[Bug 2005] scp should not overwrite files (without confirmation)

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Tue May 8 14:28:35 EST 2012


Darren Tucker <dtucker at zip.com.au> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Darren Tucker <dtucker at zip.com.au> 2012-05-08 14:28:35 EST ---
It's not as simple as it seems.

In the case of a local->remote or remote->remote copy, the scp on your
end doesn't know if the file exists or not, and the scp at the other
end doesn't have any way to tell you if it does (there's no mechanism
in the scp protocol (such as it is) to do it.

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