specifying a list of files to transfer

Lee Eakin Leakin at dfw.Nostrum.com
Wed Jan 15 04:16:03 EST 2003

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> From: jw schultz <jw at pegasys.ws>
> Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 20:07:58 -0800
> Nope.  The files-from contents needs to passed on stdin otherwise
> we would hit command-line length limits.  That is why i'm
> stressing the fact that allowing paths not within the source
> or destination trees specified on the command-line would
> bypass your ssh command= wrapper restrictions.

Oh, I see now.  Yes that could be a serious hole.  If the remote command
included an option (maybe a dummy --files-from) then the ssh wrapper could
at least abort and notify when it sees it.


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