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Transfer file from NVIDIA hardware to host computer

Add-On Required: This feature requires the MATLAB Coder Support Package for NVIDIA Jetson and NVIDIA DRIVE Platforms add-on.


getFile(hwObj,source) copies the specified file from the NVIDIA® hardware to the MATLAB® current folder. Path names and wildcards can be used to specify the source file. If the specified file exists in the current folder, getfile overwrites the file.


getFile(hwObj,source,destination) copies the file to a destination path and optional file name. Path names and wildcards can be used to specify the file.


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You can copy a file, such as .profile, from the NVIDIA hardware to the MATLAB current folder on your host computer.


Input Arguments

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Connection to a specific NVIDIA hardware board, specified as a jetson or drive object.

Path and file name on the NVIDIA hardware, specified as a character vector. You can use either the absolute path from the root folder, or the relative path from the present working folder. Use Linux® path and file naming conventions. The default path is ~/.

Example: '.profile'

Example: '/home/ubuntu/.profile'

Path and name of file on host computer, specified as a character vector. If not specified, getFile uses the MATLAB current folder and the source file name. Use the naming conventions of the operating system on the host computer. This function does not create folders. Folders in the path must exist.

Example: 'C:\Users\myusername\Desktop'

Version History

Introduced in R2018b