Posted: 2014-09-12 09:57
I´m having a problem. The home directory of the Ftp contains 30 Folders and some ".xls" files. When I run the following command,
get *.* C:\Temp
, WinSCP is downloading all the .xls files but all the Folders too... The folders name are not containing any "." so I don´t understand why the command is not just downloading the .xls files.
I´m missing something??
Location: Prague, Czechia
It's a Windows convention (Or maybe a backward compatibility hack with DOS).
In Windows, the
Actually WinSCP is made explicitly to mimic this convention, it's not any side-effect nor bug. See https://winscp.net/eng/docs/file_mask#exceptions
If you want to avoid downloading subdirectories, see:
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