bugGNU Wget - Bugs: bug #33824, support file:/// URLs

 
 

bug #33824: support file:/// URLs

Submitted by:  Noël Köthe <nok>
Submitted on:  Sat 23 Jul 2011 08:36:53 AM UTC  
 
Category:  Feature Request Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  Duplicate
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  1.12 Operating System:  GNU/Linux
Reproducibility:  None Fixed Release:  None
Planned Release:  None Regression:  None
Work Required:  None Patch Included:  No

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Wed 16 Dec 2015 01:24:58 AM UTC, comment #1:

This is a duplicate of #24347: https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?24347

Bartosz Szczesny <bszcz>
Sat 23 Jul 2011 08:36:53 AM UTC, original submission:

Hello,

http://bugs.debian.org/479589

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Subject: wget: Doesn't understand file:/// URLs

This is bugging me for several reasons:

1) If starting a recursive download, I may have a local page giving
the URLs to download, rather than a remote one

2) For use in scripts, sometimes local files may be desired
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comment from Micah

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> 1) If starting a recursive download, I may have a local page giving
> the URLs to download, rather than a remote one


Note that this one can be solved with the use of --force-html
- --input-file=<...>
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comment from reporter John

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> > 1) If starting a recursive download, I may have a local page giving
> > the URLs to download, rather than a remote one
>
> Note that this one can be solved with the use of --force-html
> --input-file=<...>


Well, halfway. It inreacts strangely with -r and -l, I have found.
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so reporting this as wishlist/feature request to support file:// URLs

thx.

Noël Köthe <nok>

 

(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

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