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Re: curl /lib ftp.c

From: Gisle Vanem <>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2003 16:12:50 +0100

"Daniel Stenberg" <> said:

> I call that protocol 'sftp' and I've previously looked for volounteers to help
> me implement it. There's also the 'scp' approch of course. Neither (sub-)
> protocol has a URL syntax defined, AFAIK.

There is a draft:

sftp is also "Simple FTP" RFC-913, but never tried that.
> So, would SSH-based file transfer protocols fit in libcurl? And if yes, what
> library/libraries should they be based on for inclusion and who would be
> willing to join the effort?

OpenSSH seems very BSD/Unix centric. For Win/MAC there is

Not sure if they have a similar shared API. I'll check it out.


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Received on 2003-12-01