RE: wget re-download fully downloaded files

2008-10-27 Thread Tony Lewis
Micah Cowan wrote: Actually, I'll have to confirm this, but I think that current Wget will re-download it, but not overwrite the current content, until it arrives at some content corresponding to bytes beyond the current content. I need to investigate further to see if this change was

RE: [PATCH] Enable wget to download from given offset and just a given amount of bytes

2008-10-23 Thread Tony Lewis
Juan Manuel wrote: OK, you are right, I`ll try to make it better on my free time. I supposed that it would have been more polite with one option, but thought it was easier with two (and since this is my first approach to C I took the easy way) because one option would have to deal

RE: A/R matching against query strings

2008-10-22 Thread Tony Lewis
Micah Cowan wrote: Would hash really be useful, ever? Probably not as long as we strip off the hash before we do the comparison. Tony

RE: A/R matching against query strings

2008-10-21 Thread Tony Lewis
Micah Cowan wrote: On expanding current URI acc/rej matches to allow matching against query strings, I've been considering how we might enable/disable this functionality, with an eye toward backwards compatibility. What about something like --match-type=TYPE (with accepted values of all,

RE: Big files

2008-09-16 Thread Tony Lewis
Cristián Serpell wrote: I would like to know if there is a reason for using a signed int for the length of the files to download. I would like to know why people still complain about bugs that were fixed three years ago. (More accurately, it was a design flaw that originated from a time when

RE: Big files

2008-09-16 Thread Tony Lewis
Cristián Serpell wrote: Maybe I should have started by this (I had to change the name of the file shown): [snip] ---response begin--- HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 19:37:46 GMT Server: Apache Last-Modified: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 20:17:51 GMT ETag: 7f710a-8a8e1bf7-47fbd2ef

RE: Wget and Yahoo login?

2008-08-21 Thread Tony Lewis
Micah Cowan wrote: The easiest way to do what you want may be to log in using your browser, and then tell Wget to use the cookies from your browser, using Given the frequency of the login and then download a file use case , it should probably be documented on the wiki. (Perhaps it already is.

RE: Wget 1.11.3 - case sensetivity and URLs

2008-06-24 Thread Tony Lewis
Coombe, Allan David (DPS) wrote: However, the case of the files on disk is still mixed - so I assume that wget is not using the URL it originally requested (harvested from the HTML?) to create directories and files on disk. So what is it using? A http header (if so, which one??). I think

RE: Wget 1.11.3 - case sensetivity and URLs

2008-06-19 Thread Tony Lewis
mm w wrote: a simple url-rewriting conf should fix the problem, wihout touch the file system everything can be done server side Why do you assume the user of wget has any control over the server from which content is being downloaded?

RE: Wget 1.11.3 - case sensetivity and URLs

2008-06-14 Thread Tony Lewis
mm w wrote: Hi, after all, after all it's only my point of view :D anyway, /dir/file, dir/File, non-standard Dir/file, non-standard and /Dir/File non-standard According to RFC 2396: The path component contains data, specific to the authority (or the scheme if there is no authority

RE: Wget 1.11.3 - case sensetivity and URLs

2008-06-13 Thread Tony Lewis
Micah Cowan wrote: Unfortunately, nothing really comes to mind. If you'd like, you could file a feature request at, for an option asking Wget to treat URLs case-insensitively. To have the effect that Allan seeks, I think the option would

RE: Wget 1.11.3 - case sensetivity and URLs

2008-06-13 Thread Tony Lewis
mm w wrote: standard: the URL are case-insensitive you can adapt your software because some people don't respect standard, we are not anymore in 90's, let people doing crapy things deal with their crapy world You obviously missed the point of the original posting: how can one conveniently

RE: Wget 1.11.3 - case sensetivity and URLs

2008-06-13 Thread Tony Lewis
Steven M. Schweda wrote: From Tony Lewis: To have the effect that Allan seeks, I think the option would have to convert all URIs to lower case at an appropriate point in the process. I think that that's the wrong way to look at it. Implementation details like name hashing may also need

RE: retrieval of data from a database

2008-06-10 Thread Tony Lewis
Saint Xavier wrote: Well, you'd better escape the '' in your shell (\) It's probably easier to just put quotes around the entire URL than to try to find all the special characters and put backslashes in front of them. Tony

RE: Not all files downloaded for a web site

2008-01-27 Thread Tony Lewis
Matthias Vill wrote: Alexandru Tudor Constantinescu wrote: I have the feeling wget is not really able to figure out which files to download from some web sites, when css files are used. That's right. Up until wget 1.11 (released yesterday) there is no support for css-files in the matter

RE: Skip certain includes

2008-01-24 Thread Tony Lewis
Wayne Connolly wrote: Thanks mate- i know we chatted on IRC but just thought someone else may be able to provide some insight. OK. Here's some insight: wget is essentially a web browser. If the URL starts with http, then wget sees the exact same content as Internet Explorer, Firefox,

RE: .1, .2 before suffix rather than after

2007-11-16 Thread Tony Lewis
Hrvoje Niksic wrote: And how is .tar.gz renamed? .tar-1.gz? Ouch. OK. I'm responding to the chain and not Hrvoje's expression of pain. :-) What if we changed the semantics of --no-clobber so the user could specify the behavior? I'm thinking it could accept the following strings: - after:

RE: Thoughts on Wget 1.x, 2.0 (*LONG!*)

2007-11-02 Thread Tony Lewis
Micah Cowan wrote: Keeping a single Wget and using runtime libraries (which we were terming plugins) was actually the original concept (there's mention of this in the first post of this thread, actually); the issue is that there are core bits of functionality (such as the multi-stream

RE: Recursive downloading and post

2007-10-22 Thread Tony Lewis
Micah Cowan wrote Stuart Moore wrote: Is there any way to get wget to only use the post data for the first file downloaded? Unfortunately, I'm not sure I can offer much help. AFAICT, --post-file and --post-data weren't really designed for use with recursive downloading. Perhaps not, but

RE: working on patch to limit to percent of bandwidth

2007-10-10 Thread Tony Lewis
Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Measuring initial bandwidth is simply insufficient to decide what bandwidth is really appropriate for Wget; only the user can know that, and that's what --limit-rate does. The user might be able to make a reasonable guess as to the download rate if wget reported its

RE: wget + dowbloading AV signature files

2007-09-22 Thread Tony Lewis
Gerard Seibert wrote: Is it possible for wget to compare the file named AV.hdb' located in one directory, and if it is older than the AV.hdb.gz file located on the remote server, to download the AV.hdb.gz file to the temporary directory? No, you can only get wget to compare a file of the

RE: wget url with hash # issue

2007-09-06 Thread Tony Lewis
Micah Cowan wrote: If you mean that you want Wget to find any file that matches that wildcard, well no: Wget can do that for FTP, which supports directory listings; it can't do that for HTTP, which has no means for listing files in a directory (unless it has been extended, for example with

RE: Overview of the wget source code (command line options)

2007-07-24 Thread Tony Lewis
Himanshu Gupta wrote: Thanks Josh and Micah for your inputs. In addition to whatever Josh and Micah told you, let me add the information that follows. More than once I have had to relearn how wget deals with command line options. The last time I did so, I created the HOWTO that appears

RE: Problem with combinations of the -O , -p, and -k parameters in wget

2007-07-23 Thread Tony Lewis
Michiel de Boer wrote: Is there another way though to achieve the same thing? You can always run wget and then rename the file afterward. If this happens often, you might want write a shell script to handle it. Of course, If you want all the references to the file to be converted, the script

RE: ignoring robots.txt

2007-07-18 Thread Tony Lewis
Micah Cowan wrote: The manpage doesn't need to give as detailed explanations as the info manual (though, as it's auto-generated from the info manual, this could be hard to avoid); but it should fully describe essential features. I can't see any good reason for one set of documentation to be

RE: ignoring robots.txt

2007-07-18 Thread Tony Lewis
Micah Cowan wrote: Don't we already follow typical etiquette by default? Or do you mean that to override non-default settings in the rcfile or whatnot? We don't automatically use a --wait time between requests. I'm not sure what other nice options we'd want to make easily available, but there

RE: Maximum 20 Redirections HELP!!!

2007-07-16 Thread Tony Lewis
Josh Williams wrote: Hmm. .org, maybe? LOL. Do you know how many kewl domain names I had to go through before I found one that didn't actually exist? Close to a dozen. Tony

RE: 1.11 Release Date: 15 Sept

2007-07-12 Thread Tony Lewis
Noèl Köthe wrote: A switch to the new GPL v3 is a not so small change and like samba (3.0.x - 3.2) would imho be a good reason for wget 1.2 so everybody sees something bigger changed. There already was a version 1.2 (although the program was called geturl at that time). The number scheme

wget on error on Development page

2007-07-07 Thread Tony Lewis
On, step 1 of the summary is: 1. Change to the topmost GNU Wget directory: % cd wget But you need to cd to either wget/trunk or the appropriate version subdirectory of wget/branches.

RE: wget on Report a Bug

2007-07-07 Thread Tony Lewis
Micah Cowan wrote: This information is currently in the bug submitting form at Savannah: That looks good. I think perhaps such things as the wget version and operating system ought to be emitted by default anyway (except when -q is given). I'm not convinced that wget should ordinarily emit

RE: wget on error on Development page

2007-07-07 Thread Tony Lewis
Micah Cowan wrote: Done. Lemme know if that works for you. Looks good

RE: bug and patch: blank spaces in filenames causes looping

2007-07-05 Thread Tony Lewis
There is a buffer overflow in the following line of the proposed code: sprintf(filecopy, \%.2047s\, file); It should be: sprintf(filecopy, \%.2045s\, file); in order to leave room for the two quotes. Tony -Original Message- From: Rich Cook [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

RE: Suppressing DNS lookups when using wget, forcing specific IP address

2007-06-18 Thread Tony Lewis
Try: wget --header=Host: --mirror For example: wget --header=Host: --mirror Tony -Original Message- From: Kelly Jones [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, June 17, 2007 6:10 PM To: Subject:

RE: Question on wget upload/dload usage

2007-06-18 Thread Tony Lewis
Joe Kopra wrote: The wget statement looks like: wget --post-file=serverdata.mup -o postlog -O survey.html --post-file does not work the way you want it to; it expects a text file that contains something like this:

RE: wget bug

2007-05-24 Thread Tony Lewis
Highlord Ares wrote: it tries to download web pages named similar to Since is a reserved character in many command shells, you need to quote the URL on the command line: wget

RE: sending Post Data and files

2007-05-09 Thread Tony Lewis
Lara Röpnack wrote: 1.) How can I send Post Data with Line Breaks? I can not press enter and \n or \r or \r\n dont work... You don’t need a line break because parameters are separated by ampersands; a=1b=2 2.) I dont understand the post File. I can Send one file - but I cant give

RE: FW: think you have a bug in CSS processing

2007-04-13 Thread Tony Lewis
J.F.Groff wrote: Amazingly I found this feature request in a 2003 message to this very mailing list. Are there only a few lunatics like me who think this should be included? Wget is written and maintained by volunteers. What you need to find is a lunatic willing to volunteer to write the code

RE: Suggesting Feature: Download anything newer than...

2007-04-07 Thread Tony Lewis
I don't think there is such a feature, but if you're going to add --not-before, you might as well add --not-after too. Tony -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2007 6:27 PM To: Subject: Suggesting Feature:

RE: Cannot write to auto-generated file name

2007-04-03 Thread Tony Lewis
Vitaly Lomov wrote: It's a file system issue on windows: file path length is limited to 259 chars. In which case, wget should do something reasonable (generate an error message, truncate the file name, etc.). It shouldn't be left as exercise for the user to figure out that the automatically


2007-03-23 Thread Tony Lewis
Bruce [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: the hostname '' resoles back to an NX domain NXDOMAIN is short hand for non-existent domain. It means the domain name system doesn't know the IP address of the domain. (It would be like me having a non-published telephone number; if you know

RE: wget help on file download

2007-03-01 Thread Tony Lewis
The server told wget that it was going to return 6K: Content-Length: 6720 _ From: Smith, Dewayne R. [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2007 8:05 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: wget help on file download Trying to download a 4mb file. it only retrieves 6k of it.

RE: how to get images into a new directory/filename heirarchy? [GishPuppy]

2007-02-23 Thread Tony Lewis
If it were me, I'd grab all the files to my local drive and then write scripts to do the moving and renaming. Tony -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, February 23, 2007 1:33 AM To: Subject: how to get images into a new

RE: php form

2007-02-22 Thread Tony Lewis
=CA. Tony _ From: Alan Thomas [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2007 5:27 PM To: Tony Lewis; Subject: Re: php form Tony, Thanks. I have to log in with username/password, and I think I know how to do that with wget using POST

RE: SI units

2007-01-15 Thread Tony Lewis
Lars Hamren wrote: Download speeds are reported as K/s, where, I assume, K is short for kilobytes. The correct SI prefix for thousand is k, not K: SI units are for decimal-based numbers (that is powers of 10) whereas computer programs

RE: SI units

2007-01-15 Thread Tony Lewis
Christoph Anton Mitterer wrote: I don't agree with that,.. SI units like K/M/G etc. are specified by international standards and those specify them as 10^x. The IEC defined in IEC 60027 symbols for the use with base 2 (e.g. Ki, Mi, Gi) All of this is described in the Wikipedia article I

RE: wget question (connect multiple times)

2006-10-17 Thread Tony Lewis
A) This is the list for reporting bugs. Questions should go to B) wget does not support multiple time simultaneously C) The decreased per-file download time you're seeing is (probably) because wget is reusing its connection to the server to download the second file. It takes some

RE: I got one bug on Mac OS X

2006-07-15 Thread Tony Lewis
I don't think that's valid HTML. According to RFC 1866: An HTML user agent should treat end of line in any of its variations as a word space in all contexts except preformatted text. I don't see any provision for end of line within the HREF attribute of an A tag. Tony From: HUAZHANG GUO

RE: wget - Returning URL/Links

2006-07-10 Thread Tony Lewis
Mauro Tortonesi wrote: perhaps we should modify wget in order to print the list of touched URLs as well? maybe only in case -v is given? what do you think? On June 28, 2005, I submitted a patch to write unfollowed links to a file. It would be pretty simple to have a similar --followed-links


2006-07-03 Thread Tony Lewis
Title: RE: BUG Run the command with -d and post the output here. Tony _ From: Junior + Suporte [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Monday, July 03, 2006 2:00 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: BUG Dear, I using wget to send login request

RE: wget - tracking urls/web crawling

2006-06-23 Thread Tony Lewis
Bruce wrote: any idea as to who's working on this feature? Mauro Tortonesi sent out a request for comments to the mailing list on March 29. I don't know whether he has started working on the feature or not. Tony

RE: Batch files in DOS

2006-06-05 Thread Tony Lewis
I think there is a limit to the number of characters that DOS will accept on the command line (perhaps around 256). Try putting echo in front of the command in your batch file and see how much of it gets echoed back to you. As Tobias suggested, you can try moving some of your command line options

RE: I cannot get the images

2006-05-15 Thread Tony Lewis
The problem is your accept list; -A*.* says to accept any file that contains at least one dot in the file name and GetFile?id=DBJOHNUNZIOCSBMOMKRUconvert=image%2Fgifscale=3 doesn't contain any dots. I think you want to accept all files so just delete -A*.* from your argument list because the

RE: wget post-data/cookie problem

2006-05-04 Thread Tony Lewis
Erich Steinboeck wrote: Is there a way to trace the browser traffic and compare that to the wget traffic, to see where they differ. You can use a web proxy. I like Achilles: Tony

RE: Defining url in .wgetrc

2006-04-20 Thread Tony Lewis
ks wrote: Just one more question. Something like this inside somefile.txt -r -o gnulog -S Why not use a batch file or command script (depending on what OS you're using) containing something like: wget

RE: Windows Title Bar

2006-04-18 Thread Tony Lewis
Hrvoje Niksic wrote: Anyway, adding further customizations to an already questionnable feature is IMHO not a very good idea. Perhaps Derek would be happy if there were a way to turn off this questionable feature. Tony

RE: dose wget auto-convert the downloaded text file?

2006-04-16 Thread Tony Lewis
18 mao [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: then save the page as 2.html with the FireFox browser You should not assume that the file saved by any browser is the same as the file delivered to the browser by the server. The browser is probably manipulating line endings to match the conventions on your

RE: download of images linkes in css does not work

2006-04-13 Thread Tony Lewis
It's not a bug; it's a (missing) feature. -Original Message- From: Detlef Girke [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 3:17 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: download of images linkes in css does not work Hello, I tried everything, but images, built in via CSS are

RE: regex support RFC

2006-03-31 Thread Tony Lewis
Mauro Tortonesi wrote: no. i was talking about regexps. they are more expressive and powerful than simple globs. i don't see what's the point in supporting both. The problem is that users who are expecting globs will try things like --filter=-file:*.pdf rather than --filter:-file:.*\.pdf. In

RE: regex support RFC

2006-03-31 Thread Tony Lewis
Hrvoje Niksic wrote: But that misses the point, which is that we *want* to make the more expressive language, already used elsewhere on Unix, the default. I didn't miss the point at all. I'm trying to make a completely different one, which is that regular expressions will confuse most users

RE: regex support RFC

2006-03-31 Thread Tony Lewis
Hrvoje Niksic wrote: I don't see a clear line that connects --filter to glob patterns as used by the shell. I want to list all PDFs in the shell, ls -l *.pdf I want a filter to keep all PDFs, --filter=+file:*.pdf Note that *.pdf is not a valid regular expression even though it's what most

RE: regex support RFC

2006-03-30 Thread Tony Lewis
How many keywords do we need to provide maximum flexibility on the components of the URI? (I'm thinking we need five.) Consider --filter=uri:regex could match against any part of the URI --filter=domain:regex could match against

RE: regex support RFC

2006-03-30 Thread Tony Lewis
Curtis Hatter wrote: Also any way to add modifiers to the regexs? Perhaps --filter=path,i:/path/to/krs would work. Tony

RE: Bug in ETA code on x64

2006-03-28 Thread Tony Lewis
Hrvoje Niksic wrote: The cast to int looks like someone was trying to remove a warning and botched operator precedence in the process. I can't see any good reason to use , here. Why not write the line as: eta_hrs = eta / 3600; eta %= 3600; This makes it much less likely that someone

RE: wget option (idea for recursive ftp/globbing)

2006-03-02 Thread Tony Lewis
Mauro Tortonesi wrote: i would like to read other users' opinion before deciding which course of action to take, though. Other users have suggested adding a command line option for -a two or three times in the past: - 2002-11-24: Steve Friedl [EMAIL PROTECTED] submitted a patch - 2002-12-24:

RE: wget 1.10.x fixed recursive ftp download over proxy

2006-01-10 Thread Tony Lewis
: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 5:06 PM To: Tony Lewis Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: wget 1.10.x fixed recursive ftp download over proxy Your simplified code may not work. The intention of patching is to make wget invoke retrieve_tree funtion when it IS FTP and uses proxy, while your code works when

RE: wget 1.10.x fixed recursive ftp download over proxy

2006-01-09 Thread Tony Lewis
I believe the following simplified code would have the same effect: if ((opt.recursive || opt.page_requisites || opt.use_proxy) url_scheme (*t) != SCHEME_FTP) status = retrieve_tree (*t);else status = retrieve_url (*t, filename, redirected_URL, NULL, dt); Tony From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: spaces in pathnames using --directory-prefix=prefix

2005-11-30 Thread Tony Lewis
Jonathan DeGumbia wrote: I'm trying to use the --directory-prefix=prefix option for wget on a Windows system. My prefix has spaces in the path directories. Wget appears to terminate the path at the first space encountered. In other words if my prefix is: c:/my prefix/ then wget copies

RE: Error connecting to target server

2005-11-11 Thread Tony Lewis
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for your reply. Only ping works for and not wget. When I issue the command wget, it successfully downloads the following file: !DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC -//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2//EN HTML HEAD META HTTP-EQUIV=Refresh content=0;

RE: wget can't handle large files

2005-10-18 Thread Tony Lewis
Eberhard Wolff wrote: Apparently wget can't handle large file. [snip] wget --version GNU Wget 1.8.2 This bug was fixed in version 1.10 of wget. You should obtain a copy of the latest version, 1.10.2. Tony

RE: Wget patches for .files

2005-08-19 Thread Tony Lewis
Mauro Tortonesi wrote: this is a very interesting point, but the patch you mentioned above uses the LIST -a FTP command, which AFAIK is not supported by all FTP servers. As I recall, that's why the patch was not accepted. However, it would be useful if there were some command line option to

RE: wget a file with long path on Windows XP

2005-07-21 Thread Tony Lewis
PoWah Wong wrote: The login page is: How to figure out the login command? These two commands do not work: wget --save-cookies cookies.txt [snip] wget --save-cookies cookies.txt

RE: connect to server/request multiple pages

2005-07-21 Thread Tony Lewis
Pat Malatack wrote: is there a way to stay connected, because it seems to me that this takes a decent amount of time that could be minimized The following command will do what you want: wget "" "" Tony

RE: Invalid directory names created by wget

2005-07-08 Thread Tony Lewis
Larry Jones wrote: Of course it's directly accessible -- you just have to quote it to keep the shell from processing the parentheses: cd 'title.Die-Struck+(Gold+on+Gold)+Lapel+Pins' You can also make the individual characters into literals: cd

Name or service not known error

2005-06-27 Thread Tony Lewis
I got a "Name or service not known" error from wget 1.10 running on Linux. When I installed an earlier version of wget, it worked just fine.It also works just fine on version 1.10 running on Windows. Any ideas? Here's the output on Linux: wget --versionGNU Wget 1.9-beta1 wget

RE: Removing thousand separators from file size output

2005-06-24 Thread Tony Lewis
Hrvoje Niksic wrote: In fact, I know of no application that accepts numbers as Wget prints them. Microsoft Calculator does. Tony

RE: Is it just that the -m (mirror) option an impossible task [Was: wget 1.91 skips most files]

2005-05-28 Thread Tony Lewis
Maurice Volaski wrote: wget's -m option seems to be able to ignore most of the files it should download from a site. Is this simply because wget can download only the files it can see? That is, if the web server's directory indexing option is off and a page on the site is present on the

RE: links conversion; non-existent index.html

2005-05-01 Thread Tony Lewis
Andrzej wrote: Two problems: There is no index.html under this link: [snip] it creates a non existing link: When you specify a directory, it is up to the web server to determine what

RE: SSL options

2005-04-21 Thread Tony Lewis
Hrvoje Niksic wrote: The question is what should we do for 1.10? Document the unreadable names and cryptic values, and have to support them until eternity? My vote is to change them to more reasonable syntax (as you suggested earlier in the note) for 1.10 and include the new syntax in the

RE: newbie question

2005-04-14 Thread Tony Lewis
Alan Thomas wrote: I am having trouble getting the files I want using a wildcard specifier... There are no options on the command line for what you're attempting to do. Neither wget nor the server you're contacting understand *.pdf in a URI. In the case of wget, it is designed to read web

RE: File rejection is not working

2005-04-06 Thread Tony Lewis
Jens Rösner wrote: AFAIK, RegExp for (HTML?) file rejection was requested a few times, but is not implemented at the moment. It seems all the examples people are sending are just attempting to get a match that is not case sensitive. A switch to ignore case in the file name match would be a

RE: help!!!

2005-03-21 Thread Tony Lewis
The --post-data option was added in version 1.9. You need to upgrade your version of wget. Tony -Original Message- From: Richard Emanilov [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 21, 2005 8:49 AM To: Tony Lewis; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Subject: RE: help!!! wget

RE: Curb maximum size of headers

2005-03-17 Thread Tony Lewis
Hrvoje Niksic wrote: I don't see how and why a web site would generate headers (not bodies, to be sure) larger than 64k. To be honest, I'm less concerned about the 64K header limit than I am about limiting a header line to 4096 bytes. I don't know any sites that send back header lines that

RE: one bug?

2005-03-04 Thread Tony Lewis
Jesus Legido wrote: I'm getting a file from The problem is not with wget. The file on the server starts with 0xFF 0xFE. Put the following into an HTML file (say temp.html) on your hard drive, open it in your web browser, right click on

RE: wget: question about tag

2005-02-02 Thread Tony Lewis
Normand Savard wrote: I have a question about wget. Is is possible to download other attribute value other than the harcoded ones? No, at least not in the existing versions of wget. I have not heard that anyone is working on such an enhancement.

RE: new string module

2005-01-05 Thread Tony Lewis
Mauro Tortonesi wrote: Alle 18:28, mercoled 5 gennaio 2005, Draen Kacar ha scritto: Jan Minar wrote: What's wrong with mbrtowc(3) and friends? The mysterious solution is probably to use wprintf(3) instead printf(3). Couple of questions on #c on freenode would give you that answer.

RE: Metric units

2004-12-23 Thread Tony Lewis
John J Foerch wrote: It seems that the system of using the metric prefixes for numbers 2^n is a simple accident of history. Any thoughts on this? I would say that the practice of using powers of 10 for K and M is a response to people who cannot think in binary. Tony

RE: Metric units

2004-12-23 Thread Tony Lewis
Carlos Villegas snidely wrote: I would say that the original poster understands what he is saying, and you clearly don't... I'll put my computer science degree up against your business administration and accounting degree any day. A kilobyte has always been 1024 bytes and the choice was not

RE: Metric units

2004-12-23 Thread Tony Lewis
Mark Post wrote: While we're at it, why don't we just round off the value of pi to be 3.0 Do you live in Indiana? Actually, Dr. Edwin Goodwin wanted to round off pi to any of several values including 3.2. Story.htm

RE: date based retrieval

2004-12-19 Thread Tony Lewis
Anthony Caetano wrote: I am looking for a way to stay current without mirroring an entire site. [snip] Does anyone else see a use for this? Yes. Here's my non-wget solution. I truncate all the files in the directories that I don't want, but maintain the date/time accessed and modified. The

Re: wput mailing list

2004-08-29 Thread Tony Lewis
Justin Gombos wrote: Since I feel that computers serve man, not the reverse, so I don't intend to change my file organization to be web page centric. Looking around the web, I was quite surprized to find that I'm the only one with this problem. I was very relieved to find that there was a wput -

Re: Stratus VOS support

2004-07-28 Thread Tony Lewis
Stratus VOS supportJonathan Grubb wrote: Any thoughts of adding support for Stratus VOS file structures? Your question is a little too vague -- even for me (I used to work for Stratus and actually know what VOS is :-) What file structures are you needing supported that wget does not currently

Re: Stratus VOS support

2004-07-28 Thread Tony Lewis
Jonathan Grubb wrote: Um. I'm using wget on Win2000 to ftp to a VOS machine. I'm finding that the usual '' sign for directories isn't supported by wget and that '/' doesn't work either, I think because the ftp server itself is expecting ''. The problem may be that Win 2000 grabs the before

Re: retrieve a whole website with image embedded in css

2004-07-13 Thread Tony Lewis
Ploc wrote: The result is a website very different from the original one as it lacks backgrounds. Can you please confirm if what I think is true (or not), if it is registered as a bug, and if there is a date planning to correct it. It is true. wget only retrieves objects that appear in the

Re: retrieve a whole website with image embedded in css

2004-07-13 Thread Tony Lewis
Ploc wrote: Is it already registered as a bug or in a whishlist ? It's not a bug. This feature has been on the wishlist for a long time. Tony

Re: retrieve a whole website with image embedded in css

2004-07-13 Thread Tony Lewis
Ploc wrote: It's not a bug. This feature has been on the wishlist for a long time. Ok, thank you. Do you know if this wish will be included in the next release ? I'm not aware that anyone is working on it. Volunteers? Tony

Re: question on wget via http proxy

2004-07-12 Thread Tony Lewis
Malte Schünemann wrote: Since wget is able to obtain directoy listings / retrieve data from there is should be possible to also upload data Then it would be wput. :-) What is so special about wget that it is able to perform this task? You can learn a LOT about how wget is communicating with

Re: Escaping semicolons (actually Ampersands)

2004-06-28 Thread Tony Lewis
Phil Endecott wrote: Tony The stuff between the quotes following HREF is not HTML; it Tony is a URL. Hence, it must follow URL rules not HTML rules. No, it's both a URL and HTML. It must follow both rules. Please see the page that I cited in my previous message:

Re: Escaping semicolons

2004-06-27 Thread Tony Lewis
, wget encodes it to create a valid name. Tony Lewis wrote: I use semicolons in CGI URIs to separate parameters. (Ampersand is more often used for this, but semicolon is also allowed and has the advantage that there is no need to escape it in HTML.) There is no need to escape ampersands

Re: Escaping semicolons

2004-06-24 Thread Tony Lewis
Phil Endecott wrote: I am using wget to build a downloadable zip file for offline viewing of a CGI-intensive web site that I am building. Essentially it works, but I am encountering difficulties with semicolons. I use semicolons in CGI URIs to separate parameters. (Ampersand is more often

Re: file name problem

2004-06-01 Thread Tony Lewis
henry luo wrote: i find a problem at GNU Wget 1.9.1, but i dont know it is a new function or a bug; the old version(1.8.2) download a link ,for example: wget ' bettingbetcategoryId=SOC%25'

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