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Re: [opensuse] Remote files using SSHFS without mounting
  • From: Will Stephenson <wstephenson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 15:27:53 +0200
  • Message-id: <1806843.kZnGYu5dGM@emsig>
On Thursday 27 Oct 2011 08:23:51 Anton Aylward wrote:
I know about SSHFS.
I know how to mount using FUSE and all that.
This isn't what I'm asking about.

I'm asking how to access a file on the command line without mounting.

I can run

$ scp localfile anton@remotesystem:remotefile

You can do it with the magic of KIO. I haven't tried it outside of an X
session and you may need to launch a dbus session if none is running.

kioclient copy file:///path/to/localfile sftp://anton@remotesystem:remotefile
What I want to do is that in a general sense, for example

$ diff localfile anton@remotesystem:remotefile

diff <(kioclient cat file:///home/wstephens/foo)


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