Perhaps the file globbing has overrun the maximum command line length?

dcapellman@comcast.net wrote:
> When using SFTP, does anyone have any thoughts as to why `mget *` hangs after transferring 230 or so files? The connection is not lost and it just quits transferring files. The files are about 10K or so and I am using OpenSSH 3.7.1p2 with Solaris 8. TIA.
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> Doug