bugGNU Wget - Bugs: bug #31580, Adjustable deep prerequisite...


bug #31580: Adjustable deep prerequisite fetching for -p?

Submitted by:  Micah Cowan <micahcowan>
Submitted on:  Sun 07 Nov 2010 10:44:59 PM UTC  
Category:  Program Logic Severity:  2 - Minor
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  Needs Discussion
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  1.12 Operating System:  None
Reproducibility:  Every Time Fixed Release:  None
Planned Release:  None Regression:  No
Work Required:  1 - Days Patch Included:  No

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Sun 07 Nov 2010 10:44:59 PM UTC, original submission:

If you view the page you get from running:

wget -x -p -k wget.addictivecode.org

You'll notice that while most of the prerequisites are properly fetched, there's still a few inline images (the ones used by the wiki to indicate external links and the like) that are not fetched.

These images are specified by a deeper CSS link, specifically:

Wget currently will only follow prerequisites up to a depth of two. Obviously for this case it wasn't sufficient. It might not be appropriate to follow prereqs up to infinite depth; then again, maybe it would be. It should probably be configurable.

Micah Cowan <micahcowan>


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