Slashes in file names cause incorrect copy to host
|Reported by:||Jadame||Owned by:|
|Keywords:||slash ipod transfer||Cc:|
|Component version:||Operating system type:||Windows|
|Operating system version:||Vista SP2|
If you use Filezilla to transfer a file with a / in it from a device that supports them in file names, Filezilla will cut the file name apart and create a directory with the first part and name the file the second part.
This was noticed transferring files from an iPod Touch through SSH onto a Windows Vista machine with Filezilla 220.127.116.11.
Seems to be caused since other filesystems than NTFS and FAT allow "/" as a regular character, as they use "\" for directory structure instead. When transferring, the host OS interpretes the character "\" as indicating a directory.
Transferring /remote/myfile\'name.txt to C:\localdir\ will create a directory c:\localdir\myfile\, transfer the file there instead, with the name "'name.txt"