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Re: Quoting to delete remote file does not work when pulling a file

From: Dan via curl-users <>
Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 07:50:17 +0200

On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 09:21:46PM +0000, Stolz, Werner (Chicago) via curl-users wrote:
> When I try to pull a file and then delete it from the remote server, curl
> delete the file BEFORE it pulls it. I searched for this
> type of error and could not find anyone else who has experienced it.

The quote command didn't show up in your message, but I assume it was something
like '-Q rm remotefilename.asc'. That behaviour would be working as documented.
To run the command after the transfer, it needs to be preceded with -, so
something like '-Q -rm remotefilename.asc'.

Received on 2020-05-28