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Re: Bug#611380: openssh-client: sftp's put -r fails with "Unable to canonicalise path"



 





>________________________________
>From: Selim T. Erdogan <selim@alumni.cs.utexas.edu>
>To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
>Sent: Friday, May 20, 2011 8:54 PM
>Subject: Re: Re: Bug#611380: openssh-client: sftp's put -r fails with "Unable to canonicalise path"
>
>Clive Standbridge, 19.05.2011 tarihinde şöyle yazmış:
>> > >  
>> > >  I am attempting to upload files onto my webserver using sftp.  As
>> > >  far as I can 
>> > >  tell from reading the man pages and searching online, the correct
>> > >  syntax once 
>> > >  connected via sftp is:
>> > >  
>> > >  put -r * 
>> > 
>> > I'm no expert myself, but shouldn't that be
>> > 
>> >    mput *
>> 
>> mput doesn't seem to be an sftp command. Maybe you were thinking of
>> lftp? But lftp's mput command doesn't appear to do recursion. lftp has
>> a reverse mirror command "mirror -R" which looks like it will do the
>> job. You can connect to an sftp server with lftp using a command like
>> lftp sftp://username@host/path/to/dir
>> 
>> Another alternative would be to use rsync e.g.
>> rsync -aiz files username@host:/path/to/dir
>
>Yet another alternative might be scp instead of sftp.  I use "scp -pr" 
>often.
>
>


Thank you for this.  scp works!   I really like the functionality of sftp since I can connect, search for what I want mv things around and then copy what I want.  Hopefully it will be fixed in 6.0.2? but until then thank you for scp!


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