Topic "Feb 29 bug?"

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jblevin

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I'm getting an scp upload error - version 5.05. It says "Invalid argument to date encode [2011-2-29]". My filesystem shows the file only as Feb 29. Is the 2011 coming from WinSCP?
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TimU
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jblevin wrote:
I'm getting an scp upload error - version 5.05. It says "Invalid argument to date encode [2011-2-29]". My filesystem shows the file only as Feb 29. Is the 2011 coming from WinSCP?


I suggest that you should post a copy of your transfer logs here before anyone is able to advise you what the problem might be.
RobHam
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jblevin wrote:
I'm getting an scp upload error - version 5.05. It says "Invalid argument to date encode [2011-2-29]". My filesystem shows the file only as Feb 29. Is the 2011 coming from WinSCP?


I think there is a typo above and should be 2012-2-29.
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RobHam wrote:
jblevin wrote:
I'm getting an scp upload error - version 5.05. It says "Invalid argument to date encode [2011-2-29]". My filesystem shows the file only as Feb 29. Is the 2011 coming from WinSCP?


I think there is a typo above and should be 2012-2-29.


It's not a typo, the log output showed [2011-2-29]. I thought the year 2011 part might be generated by WinSCP.

In any case - in about ~5 hours from now, this will no longer be an issue Smile
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jblevin wrote:
I'm getting an scp upload error - version 5.05. It says "Invalid argument to date encode [2011-2-29]". My filesystem shows the file only as Feb 29. Is the 2011 coming from WinSCP?

Please post a full log file showing the problem.

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