sftp reget/reput

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Sep 18 09:04:06 EST 2003

On Thu, 2003-09-18 at 00:48, Ben Lindstrom wrote:
> I would love to see a modification to the SSH protocol to support the
> ability for the client to ask the sever for a checksum without getting the
> physical data.
> It would be useful in reget, and would be useful for people building more
> advanced features to detect file changes and download only the blocks that
> need updating.
> I've thought of it off and on, but never sat down and implemented and
> wrote up a document on it.

Why not just run rsync? ;-)

Andrew Bartlett

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Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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