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Re: Tramp default method

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Tramp default method
Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2006 00:01:51 -0500

    > How come tramp-default-method is ssh and not scp?
    > In my setup, copying a 8 MB file takes 100 secs with ssh and 1.5 secs
    > withs scp. And I beleive scp should be installed if ssh is.

    With smaller files, ssh seems to be faster than scp. scp needs always
    an additional process, which requires some initial handshaking. See
    the discussion in the Tramp info page "(tramp)Default Method".

So how about making the default be "ssh for a file under 10k, scp for
larger files"?

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