[Pkg-mc-devel] Bug#760651: Bug#760651: incorrect ETA when sftping files with deref symlinks

Yaroslav Halchenko debian at onerussian.com
Mon Sep 8 14:50:25 UTC 2014

On Mon, 08 Sep 2014, Yury V. Zaytsev wrote:

> On Mon, 2014-09-08 at 10:12 -0400, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:

> > wow -- nice to see more vc/FAR-inspired linux folks? ;)

> I used to be an active contributor to mc, until "you know what"
> happened :-/ The panels of nc3 are my first memory of a computer ;-)

> > I didn't try recent release -- theoretically it is for the debian
> > maintainer to figure those details out ;) 

> Okay, I managed to compile 4.8.13 with libssh2, and even got to login
> into local host (for some reason I'm unable to connect to any remote
> hosts though), so I copied a symlink to a large file and it just did
> exactly that (copied the symlink, not the file). 

try marking the option 'copy links' or whatever it is -- then it would
deref the symlink

> Then I tried to simply
> copy a large file to see if I can reproduce the problem anyways, and it
> didn't work. I guess my libssh2 version (1.2.6-1) is too old...
> In the mean time, can you tell me what the symlink layout is?

eh -- do not have access to that box atm.  could do later if necessary
to reproduce 100% identical 

Yaroslav O. Halchenko, Ph.D.
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