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Re: sftp removing writable bit
* Andrew DeFaria (Wed, 12 Sep 2007 22:49:49 -0700)
> Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> > * Andrew DeFaria (Wed, 12 Sep 2007 08:48:58 -0700)
> >> John J. Culkin wrote:
> >>> I am seeing an issue with Cygwin's sftp. It seems that after I upload
> >>> a file that overwrites an existing file, the writable bit is removed.
> >>> This prevents me from uploading a new version of the file.
> >>> The files are owned by the SFTP user.
> >>> Any Ideas?
> >> No ideas but a question. What is sftp good for? I mean what does it have
> >> over say... scp?
> > You can use your favourite FTP client, right?!
> As opposed to just typing scp? I still don't get it...
Yes. Some clients (by coincidence my favourite ones) like yafc, lftp
and SpeedCommander do sftp. Lftp even does fish (which I think is
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