Topic "Re: SFTP GET command with DELETE switch"

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Is WinSCP's GET command with DELETE switch an autonomous command? For example, if I do the following command:

get -delete /incoming/*.gpg .\incoming\

Is it possible that I could acquire all the *.gpg files on my local computer and not delete them on the FTP server (i.e., due to some network failure, etc.). I know that if the file transfer to my local computer is not completely done, the files are not deleted off the FTP server.

I'm running the latest version of WinSCP (4.1.9 build 416) on Windows Vista.
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WinSCP downloads and deletes files one by one. So if you interrupt the transfer, the files that were transferred already are delete already as well.
Martin Prikryl

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