Re: files with a colon?
From: neil (neil_at_bellsimons.com)
To: Matt Richard <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 16:36:00 -0400
scp './ldap3.example.org:0.rej' user@host:
worked for me
On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 08:26, Matt Richard wrote:
> Alright, surely someone has asked this before! But I cannot find a
> reference to help me.
> How do I use scp to copy a file with a colon in the filename?
> Specifically I'm looking at OpenLDAP's rejection log files.
> I've tried single and double quotes, and even backslash - colon,
> which often works on Mac OSX. But nothing works!
> the filename is ldap3.example.org:0.rej
> When I do "scp ldap3.example.org:0.rej email@example.com:~/", scp
> asks me for the password on ldap3 instead of the password on matt.
> The same thing happens if I do "scp *.rej firstname.lastname@example.org:~/".
> I know I could modify the openldap code to use a different character,
> but that doesn't help me with stock servers.
> Any thoughts?