libssh2_scp_send_ex man page

libssh2_scp_send_ex — Send a file via SCP


#include <libssh2.h>

libssh2_scp_send_ex(LIBSSH2_SESSION *session, const char *path, int mode,
                    size_t size, long mtime, long atime);


This function has been deemed deprecated since libssh2 1.2.6. See libssh2_scp_send64(3).

session - Session instance as returned by libssh2_session_init_ex(3)

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

mode - File access mode to create file with

size - Size of file being transmitted (Must be known ahead of time precisely)

mtime - mtime to assign to file being created

atime - atime to assign to file being created (Set this and mtime to zero to instruct remote host to use current time).

Send a file to 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_SOCKET_SEND - Unable to send data on socket.


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


This function was marked deprecated in libssh2 1.2.6 as
libssh2_scp_send64(3) has been introduced to replace this function.

See Also


Referenced By

libssh2_scp_send(3), libssh2_scp_send64(3).

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libssh2 0.15 1 Jun 2007