Debian Bug report logs - #625662
sftp doesn't allow non-ASCII input

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Package: openssh-client; Maintainer for openssh-client is Debian OpenSSH Maintainers <>; Source for openssh-client is src:openssh.

Reported by: Moonwalker <>

Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 22:06:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version openssh/1:5.5p1-6

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From: Moonwalker <>
Subject: sftp doesn't allow non-ASCII input
Date: Thu, 05 May 2011 02:03:38 +0400
Package: openssh-client
Version: 1:5.5p1-6

I'm unable to enter any non-ASCII characters (Cyrillic in my case) in sftp's own command line, it prints nothing. Tried with UTF-8 and non-Unicode (KOI8-R) ru_RU locales.

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