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  1. dcfc1d5 Merge pull request #499 from drakkan/write-seq by Nicola Murino · 3 months ago master
  2. c7fdf5e writeToSequential: improve tests for write errors by Nicola Murino · 3 months ago
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  4. 65f24bc Improved test with CR feedback by Hilari Moragrega · 3 months ago
  5. c2c0f60 Return writer error if not nil in writeSequential by Hilari Moragrega · 3 months ago


The sftp package provides support for file system operations on remote ssh servers using the SFTP subsystem. It also implements an SFTP server for serving files from the filesystem.

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usage and examples

See for examples and usage.

The basic operation of the package mirrors the facilities of the os package.

The Walker interface for directory traversal is heavily inspired by Keith Rarick's fs package.


  • There is way too much duplication in the Client methods. If there was an unmarshal(interface{}) method this would reduce a heap of the duplication.


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