On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 2:24 AM, Michael B. Brutman
<mbbrut...@brutman.com> wrote:
> On 7/25/2011 6:52 PM, Bernd Blaauw wrote:
>> Thanks for creating this. It means you're pretty close to a basic WGET,
>> and also reminds me why I never liked HTGET: no support for FTP and
>> REDIRECT/MOVED. URL parsing seems fine. Not sure if/how HTGET would
>> respond to HTTPS://
>> Example URL (responding with 403 / Moved):
>> htget -o c:\fdbootcd.iso
>> http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/distributions/1.1-test2/fd11tst2.iso
>> still HTGET will have its uses, just need to find specific files first :)
>> Bernd
> In this particular example HTGet returns the following:
>     Server return code: 301 Moved Permanently
>     New location:
> ftp://ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/distributions/1.1-test2/fd11tst2.iso
> HTGet parsed the headers correctly and even told you where to get the
> new content.  But the new location is FTP only.  I would call that an
> error on the part of the admin who moved it. ;-0  There is a nice,
> scriptable FTP client though ...

Maybe a stupid idea, but couldn't HTGet just call you FTP client in
case of a FTP-URL and let that one handle the download and keep the
rest inside HTGet?


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