libssh2_scp_recv2 man page

libssh2_scp_recv2 — request a remote file via SCP


#include <libssh2.h>

LIBSSH2_CHANNEL * libssh2_scp_recv2(LIBSSH2_SESSION *session, const char *path, struct_stat *sb);


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)

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libssh2 1.6.1 29 Jun 2015