bnftp - Battle.net file transfer client
bnftp [options] [servername [serverport]]
bnftp is a simple program for downloading data files from a bnetd
server. These files include tos.txt, upgrade MPQ archives, and ad
If no servername is specified, localhost is assumed. If no serverport
is specified, 6112 is assumed.
After the program is started it will connect to the server and then
prompt for the filename to download. No directory components may be
used in the filename. The file is copied to a file with the same name
in the current directory.
-b Causes bnftp to emulate a Brood Wars client.
Causes bnftp to emulate a specific client. The following client
tags are recognized: DRTL DSHR STAR SSHR SEXP W2BN. There are
short options which may be used instead for the common clients.
-d Causes bnftp to emulate a Diablo client.
-h --help --usage
Print usage information and exit.
-s Causes bnftp to emulate a Starcraft client.
Print its version number and exit.
-w Causes bnftp to emulate a Warcraft II BNE client.
The current version is available with the bnetd distribution at:
This program assumes that the terminal will move to the beginning of
the current line when the carriage return character (^M) is printed.
It also assumes the backspace character (^H) will move one column to
the left that character printed after that will replace those already
on the screen.
The terminal settings are not consulted for keybindings. The following
^H delete the character to the left of the cursor
^J accept current line
accept current line
^T transpose the last two characters
^W delete word to the left of the cursor
^U delete the whole input line
cancel the current input line
delete the character to the left of the cursor
Ross Combs (firstname.lastname@example.org)