On 22/10/2007, Tony Lewis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 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 I can't imagine that there is any scenario where the POST
> data should legitimately be sent for anything other than the URL(s) on the
> command line.
> I'd vote for this being flagged as a bug.

Some places on the net refer to using it for login - so although I
agree it's non obvious why you'd want to, there probably needs to be a
switch of some kind.

Thanks for the advice all. I suspect post-processing by perl is what
I'm going to have to do for now.


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