How to exclude file when using scp command recursively

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I need to copy all the *.c files from local laptop named hostA to hostB including all directories. I am using the following scp command but do not know how to exclude specific files (such as *.out):
$ scp -r ~/projects/ user@hostB:/home/delta/projects/
How do I tell scp command to exclude particular file or directory at the Linux/Unix command line?
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How to install keychain manager for ssh-agent on CentOS 6/7

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OpenSSH offers RSA and DSA authentication to remote systems without supplying a password. keychain is a special bash script designed to make key-based authentication incredibly convenient and flexible. It offers various security benefits over passphrase-free keys. How do I install keychain on a CentOS Linux 6.x or 7.x?

How to change or configure OpenBSD package install mirror

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openbsd commandI am trying to install nginx server on OpenBSD but keep getting an error that read as follows when I run the pkg_add command:

https://mirror.leaseweb.com/pub/OpenBSD/6.1/packages/amd64/quirks-2.304.tgz” title=”quirks-2.304.tgz: ftp: Error retrieving file: 404 Not Found
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https://mirror.leaseweb.com/pub/OpenBSD/6.1/packages/amd64/nginx-1.10.2p2.tgz” title=”nginx-1.10.2p2.tgz: ftp: Error retrieving file: 404 Not Found
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How do I change or configure OpenBSD package install mirror for the pkg_add command?