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I'm running scp and copying a folder from remote server, I'm running with -rl , so i see the files being copy, is it possible to skip current file some way?

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use rsync instead, it will copy only the differences and you can exclude files or dirs

rsync -avP -e ssh --exclude=somefile --exclude=somedir ./localdir/ user@server:remotedir/
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This is useful, yes, but unfortunately it doesn't answer the question that was asked. –  Dusty W Dec 9 '12 at 13:15
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