libssh2_scp_recv - Man Page

request a remote file via SCP


#include <libssh2.h>

LIBSSH2_CHANNEL * libssh2_scp_recv(LIBSSH2_SESSION *session, const char *path, struct stat *sb);


This function is DEPRECATED. Use libssh2_scp_recv2(3) instead!

session - Session instance as returned by libssh2_session_init_ex(3)

path - Full path and filename of file to transfer. That is the remote file name.

sb - Populated with remote file's size, mode, mtime, and atime

Request a file from the remote host via SCP.

Return Value

Pointer to a newly allocated LIBSSH2_CHANNEL instance, or NULL on errors.


LIBSSH2_ERROR_ALLOC -  An internal memory allocation call failed.


LIBSSH2_ERROR_EAGAIN - Marked for non-blocking I/O but the call would block.

See Also

libssh2_session_init_ex(3) libssh2_channel_open_ex(3)


1 Jun 2007 libssh2 0.15 libssh2 manual