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Transfer files from remote server to local computer.

If the destination file already exists, and none of the options --append, --force, --newer, --resume, --skip-existing or --unique is given, you will be prompted what to do.


get [options] file ...


Append if destination exists.
Change mode of transferred files to PERM.
change group of transferred files to GROUP. You need to be a member of GROUP.
Copy symbolic links as symbolic links.
Delete remote file after successful transfer.
Enter only directories matching GLOB pattern.
Enter only directories matching REGEXP pattern.
Overwrite existing destinations, never prompt.
Transfer files in background (nohup mode), quits yafc.
Prompt before each transfer.
Use FILE as logfile instead of ~/.yafc/nohup/nohup.<pid>.
Only get files matching GLOB pattern.
Only get files matching REGEXP pattern.
Only get file if remote is newer than local file.
Specify other destination. If more than one file is transferred, option --recursive is given, or DEST ends in a slash, then DEST denotes a directory. Otherwise (if only one file is to be transferred), DEST denotes a filename. However, if DEST already exists and is a directory, DEST denotes a directory.


get README -o readme
will transfer the remote file README to the local file readme if readme is not an existing local directory.
get README -o readme/
will transfer the remote file README to the local directory readme.
get *.tar.gz -o foo
will transfer all remote *.tar.gz files to a local directory named foo.
get foo -r -o bar
will transfer the remote file foo to a local directory named bar. If foo is a directory, it will be downloaded recursively.
Try to preserve file attributes and timestamps.
Append source path to destination.
Overrides --verbose.
Get directories recursively.
Resume broken download (restart at EOF).
Always skip existing files.
Transfer tagged files.
Specify transfer type, 'ascii' or 'binary'.
Always store as unique local file.
Explain what is being done.
Show a short syntax description.