Need simple file transfer program

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Wed Feb 25 20:50:46 2004

On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, Kevin Handy wrote:

> If you set up kermit right (and you have a current enough version of kermit
> on both ends), you can do a recursive transfer (i.e. transfer all
> sub-directories
> automatically). Check out the following commands for more info.
> set rec path relative
> set send path relative
> set file coll update
> get /relative *
> send /relative *
> To get the latest versions, go to the source
> you should be able to find a version for just about anything there.

Hi Kevin.

Thanks for the tip. Kermit certainly rocks. I've downloaded the 3.15
DOS version from Columbia and have been playing with it for about an hour
now and think I've got it tuned pretty well. It has some excellent
features. The only problem is, I haven't been able to figure out how to
make it do a recursive get. Online documentation is sparse, and
unfortunately, in my vast library of computer books, I have no volume on

I want to be able to set the directory on the local machine and then do a
get of an entire remote volume, i.e.:

get e:\*.*

Which I would want to download all files and recursively traverse all
directories on remote drive e:, storing them in the local directory I
specify and preserving pathnames, filenames, and preferably attributes.
However, it only downloads files in the root directory.

Can you point me to some relevant documentation?

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