Subject: Re: Why isn't scp 8-bit clean?

Re: Why isn't scp 8-bit clean?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 19:57:54 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 31 Aug 2010, Uli Zappe wrote:

>> Now we only need to figure out the right fix...
> If the whole purpose of this if clause is as unclear as it is to me, you
> could probably simply remove it completely. Other than that, I can see no
> harm if the < 32 check remains and only the > 127 check is removed.

The purpose of that code is to make sure we receive a valid SCP protocol.

And yes, I was a bit confused about how UTF-8 looks like but I agree that the
> 126 check should be removed. I've committed a fix for this now.

Thanks for the report!

Received on 2010-08-31