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bug #24293: quiet isn't verbose enough, -nv is too verbose

Submitted by:  Lucas Nussbaum <lnu>
Submitted on:  Thu 18 Sep 2008 08:37:52 AM UTC  
 
Category: User InterfaceSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 3 - LowStatus: Needs Discussion
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Lucas NussbaumOpen/Closed: Open
Release: NoneOperating System: GNU/Linux
Reproducibility: Every TimeFixed Release: None
Planned Release: 1.15Regression: No
Work Required: 0 - HoursPatch Included: No

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Sun 28 Oct 2012 03:19:53 PM UTC, comment #1:

I didn't want to open a new bug for what is mostly the same problem, a wishlist for more fine tuned output. For my purposes I wanted something that would fall between --verbose and --debug, basically a list of every url and whether it was accepted or rejected (and why). The two ideas I had were:

1. multiple -v flags for varying levels of output

2. easily grep-able -d output, for example "ACCEPT http://goodurl Decided to load it." or "REJECT_DOMAIN http://whatever The domain was not accepted."

I went with the latter since it's a simple hack but the first may be something to consider long-term.

Mike McGuire <spoon0042>
Thu 18 Sep 2008 08:37:52 AM UTC, original submission:

Hi,

I'd like to mirror a website using wget in a cron job, but I'd like to be notified of errors. I have two possibilities:

=> use wget -m -nv
but then I get more information than I would want, and I can't just run wget in a cron, because I would get a mail after each run
=> use wget -m -q
but then I wouldn't be notified of errors

I'd suggest adding a --show-errors options, which could be used in addition to -q, to display error messages when something goes wrong.

Thank you,

Lucas Nussbaum <lnu>

 

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