Bug 51827 - scp will not copy files over 2GB
Summary: scp will not copy files over 2GB
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: openssh   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2001-08-15 16:46 UTC by Cormack, Justin
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-15 16:46:35 UTC
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Description Cormack, Justin 2001-08-15 16:46:31 UTC
Description of Problem:

scp will not copy files over 2GB
stops with error:

Value too large for defined data type

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. make file over 2GB
2. try to copy it with scp
Actual Results:

Value too large for defined data type

Expected Results:

copy file

Additional Information:

Presumably just needs recompiling with 64bit files.
There are probably other programs that do too...

Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2001-09-06 12:49:16 UTC
The proper flag wasn't being set, and there was a slight problem in the scp
server which prevented it from properly reporting the size of a large file to
the client, which should both be fixed in 2.9p2-7 and later.  Thanks!

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