FISH vs SFTP

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Fri Apr 21 23:11:58 BST 2006


Christoph Wiesen wrote:

> Am Freitag, 21. April 2006 20:34 schrieb Toby Dickenson:
>> The sftp kio uses the sftp subsystem of the ssh server. This is designed
>> for this purpose, but needs explicit support from the ssh server. 
>>
>> The fish kio is very different. It relies on the ssh providing a unix
>> shell, then it uploads a simple server program written in perl. 
> 
> phew, learned something new here. thanks =)

Me too.  Thanks Toby.  I've been using fish: all along, and didn't realize
sftp: had an advantage (at least where it can be used).
-- 
derek




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