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Re: scp and globbing in zsh

matt m wrote:
> $ scp someserver:~/tmp/*.txt  .
> $ scp *.txt  someserver:~/tmp/
> The first one fails with globbing because it seems to be looking for
> ~/tmp/*.txt on my local machine instead of the remote machine but the
> second command works fine.

Zsh is set by default to report an error when any pattern match fails.
You probably want to pass through any unrecognised patterns to the
command.  You can do that with:

setopt nonomatch

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