Posted Feb 27, 2007 10:15 UTC (Tue) by nix
In reply to: Random access?
Parent article: New KDE 4 preview shows progress (Linux.com)
The SSH_FXP_READ and SSH_FXP_WRITE messages take an offset and length: see the secsh-filexfer* standards.
sftp rides atop ssh, but it is *not* equivalent to stuff you can do by pounding on the shell (unlike scp).
That's why it's a subsystem and not just another client command.
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