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Re: sftp directory listing

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 10:32:52 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 21 Aug 2008, Dan Fandrich wrote:

>> SFTP actually provides the dir info in pure binary, so what you get is
> I thought that in some cases the formatted directory listing output was sent
> by the remote server. That's the reason for the postprocessing step (and
> the associated comment) in

I'm wrong, you are right.

I think I was confusing it with something else. Yes, the directory listing
seems to work pretty similar to FTP in the sense that the server sends the
data already formatted on the server-side.

Received on 2008-08-22