Re: FAQ needed (was wget: relative link to non-relative)

2002-10-18 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-10-17 12:16 -0600, Daniel Webb wrote: Also, concerning the mailing list, I am not interested in using a kludgy web-based interface to an email archive. Where are the mbox download links? Amen. -- André Majorel [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/

Possible bug : hosts spanned by default

2002-09-27 Thread Andre Majorel
I've just had a recursive wget do something unexpected : it spanned hosts even though I didn't give the -H option. The command was : wget -r -l20 http://www.modcan.com/page2.html http://www.modcan.com/pg2_main.html contains a link to www.paypal.com, and that link was followed. That was Wget

Re: wget tries to print the file prn.html

2002-09-24 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-09-20 08:15 +0200, Dominic Chambers wrote: I am using wget 1.82 on Win2K SP2, and wget froze on the fifth 1.8.2. downloaded file 'prn.html' using the command line: wget -r -l0 -A htm,html,png,gif,jpg,jpeg --no-parent http://java.sun.com/products/jlf/at/book About twenty

Re: Apology for absence

2002-07-25 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-07-26 01:59 +0200, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Only the bare minimum of characters should be encoded. The ones that come to mind are '/' (illegal), '~' (rm -r ~foo dangerous), '*' and '?' (used in wildcards), control characters 0-31 (controls), and chars 128-159 (non-printable). lobbying

HTML served over FTP

2002-07-18 Thread Andre Majorel
I'm trying to snarf a web site that is served over FTP. wget -r doesn't work probably because Wget doesn't parse HTML documents retrieved with FTP (which is reasonable). Is there a sort of --follow-html option to force Wget to parse HTML documents served over FTP and follow the links, as if they

Re: Feature Request: Stop on error from input url file list.

2002-07-01 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-06-29 21:09 -0400, Dang P. Tran wrote: I use the -i option to download files from an url list. The server I use have a password that change often. When I have a large list if the password change while I'm downloading and give 401 error, I want wget stop to prevent hammering the site

Re: wget and javascript links

2002-05-14 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-05-14 13:01 -0400, Kevin Murphy wrote: However, I am trying to suck a particular site which relies excessively on javascript'ed links, e.g. via window.open, sometimes wrapped in function calls. I realize that in general this an intractable problem, but is anybody aware of a

Re: ScanMail Message: To Recipient virus found or matched file blocki ng setting.

2002-04-19 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-04-19 11:21 +0200, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: There are now fewer spams than there were (I know because I get the ones that get caught in the net), but we're not quite there yet. We will be, though. In case this is of any use to you, these procmail recipes block at least 3/4 of the asian

Re: Proposal for despamming the list

2002-04-14 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-04-14 05:00 +0200, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: The moderators are informed about each message that awaits moderation; that alert would contain a URL they can visit and approve or reject the mail, at their discretion. The web interface is not necessary. Listar, for instance, just

Re: Current download speed in progress bar

2002-04-10 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-04-10 01:14 +0200, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Andre Majorel [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: If find it very annoying when a downloader plays yoyo with the remaining time. IMHO, remaining time is by nature a long term thing and short term jitter should not cause it to go up and down

Re: Current download speed in progress bar

2002-04-09 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-04-09 20:51 +0200, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: The one remaining problem is the ETA. Based on the current speed, it changes value wildly. Of course, over time it is generally decreasing, but one can hardly follow it. I removed the flushing by making sure that it's not shown more than

Re: Referrer Faking and other nifty features

2002-04-03 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-04-03 08:50 -0500, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: 1) referrer faking (i.e., wget automatically supplies a referrer based on the, well, referring page) It is the --referer option, see (wget)HTTP Options, from the Info documentation. Yes, that allows me to specify _A_

Re: OK, time to moderate this list

2002-03-22 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-03-22 04:08 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: May I suggest that you set a filter that prevents postings to the list unless the poster is a subscriber. That filter should forward the mail to the admins to allow them the pass the mail through if suitable. Do you volunteer to do the

Re: Incorrect 'beautification' of URL?

2002-03-05 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-03-05 11:41 +0100, Philipp Thomas wrote: When requesting a URL like http://tmp.logix.cz/slash.xp , wget shortens this to http://tmp.logix.cz/slash.xp/. All Browsers I tested (Opera 6b1, Mozilla 0.9.8, Konqueror 2.9.2) pass this URL as given. So the question is, why wget (1.8.1)

Re: KB or kB

2002-02-08 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-02-08 08:54 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Wget currently uses KB as abbreviation for kilobyte. In a Debian bug report someone suggested that kB should be used because it is more correct. The reporter however failed to cite the reference for this, and a search of the web has proven

Re: Noise ratio getting a bit high?

2002-01-29 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-01-29 22:02 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: But that was just an example. The actual reasoning for allowing non-subscriber posting boils down to three reasons: 1. I believe it is the right thing to do. I personally hate allegedly supportive mailing lists that require me to

Re: Noise ratio getting a bit high?

2002-01-28 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-01-28 14:33 -0500, Thomas Reinke wrote: Is anyone else not finding the noise ratio (i.e. spam) a bit high here? A bit *low* you mean ? You bet. I sympathize with the effort required to lightly moderate, but might I recommend that _something_ be done to rid us all of this spam?

Re: stdout

2002-01-25 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2002-01-25 14:01 +0100, Jens Röder wrote: for wget I would suggest a switch that allows to send the output directly to stdout. It would be easier to use it in pipes. Does wget ... 21 | command solve your problem ? -- André Majorel URL:http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/ std::disclaimer

Re: Can not build wget-1.8 under SunOS-4.1.4

2001-12-16 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-12-16 19:02 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Andre Majorel [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 2001-12-15 07:37 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Is there a good fallback value of RAND_MAX for systems that don't bother to define it? The standard (SUS2) says : The value

Re: Can not build wget-1.8 under SunOS-4.1.4

2001-12-15 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-12-15 07:37 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Is there a good fallback value of RAND_MAX for systems that don't bother to define it? The standard (SUS2) says : The value of the {RAND_MAX} macro will be at least 32767. -- André Majorel Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: wget 1.8beta - handling of non-ascii characters in URL

2001-12-07 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-12-07 15:10 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: But: a character being unsafe for URL doesn't mean that the same character must be unsafe for the file name. Wget currently contains the two, and that's a bug. I'll try to fix that bug by adding another bitflag to the table, e.g. F which

Re: Wget 1.8-beta2 now available

2001-12-03 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-12-01 23:30 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Here is the next 1.8 beta. Please test it if you can -- try compiling it on your granma's Ultrix box, run it on your niece's flashy web site, see if cookies work, etc. Get it from:

Re: Wget 1.8-beta2 now available

2001-12-03 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-12-03 18:30 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Andre Majorel [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: gcc -I. -I.-DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DSYSTEM_WGETRC=\/usr/local/etc/wgetrc\ -DLOCALEDIR=\/usr/local/share/locale\ -O2 -Wall -Wno-implicit -c connect.c connect.c: In function `test_socket_open

Re: Wget 1.8-beta2 now available

2001-12-03 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-12-01 23:30 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Here is the next 1.8 beta. Please test it if you can -- try compiling it on your granma's Ultrix box, run it on your niece's flashy web site, see if cookies work, etc. Get it from:

Re: Wget 1.8-beta2 now available

2001-12-03 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-12-03 19:16 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: I find describing HP-UX 10 as a modern OS mildly amusing. :-) How old is it? I used to work on HPUX 9, and I'm not old by most definitions of the word. Around 1995. I completely disagree with your perception that snprintf() is to be

Re: Wget 1.8-beta3 now available

2001-12-03 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-12-03 21:55 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Bugfixes since 1.8-beta2. Please test it from clean compilation on Unix (Windows and MacOS are known not to compile without modifications when SSL is used.) Get it from:

Re: Multithreading wget

2001-06-16 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-06-15 16:30 -0500, Bazuka wrote: So what would be the advantage of multithreading this application ? Multithreading might be an advantage when retrieving files from several hosts because gethostbyname() is blocking (and often takes a while to complete). -- André Majorel [EMAIL

1.7.1-pre1 on NCR MP-RAS: success

2001-06-15 Thread Andre Majorel
Executive summary: complete success. On NCR MP-RAS, Wget 1.7.1-pre1 configured and compiled fine, and passed a few simple tests. The -lnsl/-lsocket and MAP_FAILED problems seen with previous versions did not occur. No SSL library is installed on the system. ./configure --with-ssl detected that

Re: wget-1.7 does not compile with glibc1 (libc5)

2001-06-08 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-06-08 17:57 -0400, Parsons, Donald wrote: Previous versions up to 1.6 compiled fine. cd src make CC='gcc' CPPFLAGS='' DEFS='-DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DSYSTEM_WGETRC=\/usr/etc/wgetrc\ -DLOCA LEDIR=\/usr/share/locale\' CFLAGS='-O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -march=pentium -mcpu=pentium -pipe' LD

Re: Wget 1.7-pre1 available for testing

2001-06-06 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-06-06 12:47 +0200, Jan Prikryl wrote: Jan Prikryl [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: It seems that -lsocket is not found as it requires -lnsl for linking. -lnsl is not detected as it does not contain `gethostbyname()' function. That's weird. What does libnsl contain if not

Re: Wget 1.7-pre1 available for testing

2001-06-05 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-06-02 20:50 +0200, Andre Majorel wrote: On 2001-06-02 17:30 +0200, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: - The empty LIBS problem remains (add -lsocket -lnsl). Do you have a config.log for this? Wget's configure tries hard to determine whether `-lsocket' and `-lnsl' are needed, and this seems

Re: SVR4 compile error

2001-06-01 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-05-26 11:10 +0200, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Andre Majorel [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Compiling Wget 1.6 on an SVR4 derivative (NCR MP-RAS 3.0), I got this strange error: I think the problem is that Wget 1.6 tried to force strict ANSI mode out of the compiler. Try running make

SVR4 compile error

2001-05-26 Thread Andre Majorel
Compiling Wget 1.6 on an SVR4 derivative (NCR MP-RAS 3.0), I got this strange error: # make CONFIG_FILES= CONFIG_HEADERS=src/config.h ./config.status creating src/config.h src/config.h is unchanged generating po/POTFILES from ./po/POTFILES.in creating po/Makefile cd

Re: output to standard error?

2001-03-19 Thread Andre Majorel
On 2001-03-20 00:25 +0100, Hrvoje Niksic wrote: "Eddy Thilleman" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Wget sends its output to standard error. Why is that? "It seemed like a good idea." The rationale behind it is that Wget's "output" is not real output, more a progress indication thingie. The

Patch: new option --ignore-size

2001-02-26 Thread Andre Majorel
I'm mirroring a very large tree locally. As the tree is larger than the local filesystem, I periodically stop wget, save what I've downloaded on CD-ROM, truncate the saved files to 0 and then start wget -N -r again to get more files. Unfortunately, wget checks not only the mtime but also the