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  1. bc27e0c Merge pull request #425 from pkg/bug/write-to-unexpected-channel-closed by Cassondra Foesch · 5 days ago master
  2. 16ca7e3 Merge pull request #428 from drakkan/readfrom by Nicola Murino · 6 days ago
  3. 6782c54 ReadFrom: check also Size and Stat interfaces to calculate the size by Nicola Murino · 7 days ago
  4. 2c3f761 bugfix: these channels should never be closed by Cassondra Foesch · 3 weeks ago
  5. f5f52ff Merge pull request #419 from greatroar/fix-recv-panic by Nicola Murino · 4 weeks 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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