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Re: sftp batch transfer

Damien Miller wrote:

> Chris Alatakis wrote:
>> I want to download a directory and all subdirectories recursivly from 
>> an sftp server in order to take a daily backup.
>> get *
>> get dir/
>> do not work for me as they do not so that recursivly what is the solution?
> sftp doesn't support recursive operations yet. Patches are welcome.
> OTOH you can achieve what you want using tar-over-ssh. Use Google or
> http://www.mindrot.org/~djm/auug2002/ssh-tutorial.pdf

why don't scp -r? :)