Kake (nou) wrote,
Kake
nou

Confusing error messages.

kaketop:~/tmp kake$ scp shirataki-noodles-with-aubergine.jpg the.earth.li:public_html/images/2006-11-04/
Password:
scp: public_html/images/2006-11-04/: Is a directory


Actually, the problem is that it isn't a directory. As in, it doesn't exist.

(I forgot part of the path. And yeah, I know that what it's actually trying to say is that it thought I was trying to copy the local file to a remote file named 2006-11-04, and I'm not allowed to do that because the remote file is in fact a directory.)
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