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Re: sftp removing writable bit
* Robert Kiesling (Sat, 15 Sep 2007 10:57:32 -0400 (EDT))
> > * Andrew DeFaria (Fri, 14 Sep 2007 18:19:00 -0700)
> > > DePriest, Jason R. wrote:
> > > > sftp gives you a familiar FTP shell; it is not just a command you run
> > > I understand that.
> > > > you can list the files on the remote system and make decisions about
> > > > what files you want instead of requiring that knowledge beforehand
> > > Simple. Just ssh <remotemachine> ls /path.
> > Andrew, please, stop it. Do you really don't understand the difference
> > between a simple command line tool like scp and a client that offers
> > extended functionality?!
> I should know better than to get involved with a budding flame war
> like this'un.
This is no "flaming war". It's just nonsense to say "everything I can
do with foo I can do with bar, too". Of course you can do everything
you can do with mutt also with telnet to port 110. It's not /what/ you
can do but /how/.
> What, "extended functionality," are you referring to,
Jason R. DePriest described the difference between a simple command
you run and a SFTP/SCP client quite well in .
If you still don't know what he's talking about, I refer you to the
man page of yafc or lftp for example.
> besides a graphical user interface?
GUI? What are you talking about?
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