Hi Greg, looking at it when downloading a large file, I have to agree.
A dynamic multiplier on the left would be nice (K->M->G). I added this as a comment to https://gitlab.com/gnuwget/wget2/issues/342. Thanks for the feedback. Regards, Tim On 12.06.19 06:19, Greg Knittl wrote: > Hi, > > --progress=dot:giga on wget 1.17.1 outputs 32 dots per line where each > dot represents 1MB downloaded. > > The cumulative total at the left of each line is in KB. I would find MB > easier to understand. It matches up with the dots and better matches the > scale of GigaByte files. I still often have download speeds measured in > KB/sec but I don't recall ever comparing download speed to the > cumulative total on the the left. > > I would ask that you at least consider this for wget2. I personally > don't have any programs that read this column of wget output so I would > be fine if it changes in the current wget1 but I would understand if you > consider it an API that you don't want to break. > > thanks, > Greg >
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