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20.2 Sending files to a remote system

Some remote targets offer the ability to transfer files over the same connection used to communicate with GDB. This is convenient for targets accessible through other means, e.g. GNU/Linux systems running gdbserver over a network interface. For other targets, e.g. embedded devices with only a single serial port, this may be the only way to upload or download files.

Not all remote targets support these commands.

remote put hostfile targetfile

Copy file hostfile from the host system (the machine running GDB) to targetfile on the target system.

remote get targetfile hostfile

Copy file targetfile from the target system to hostfile on the host system.

remote delete targetfile

Delete targetfile from the target system.