bugGNU Wget - Bugs: bug #50250, not reading ~/.netrc anymore


bug #50250: not reading ~/.netrc anymore

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 08 Feb 2017 01:53:47 AM UTC  
Category:  Program Logic Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  1.19
Operating System:  GNU/Linux Reproducibility:  Every Time
Fixed Release:  trunk Planned Release:  None
Regression:  Yes Work Required:  None
Patch Included:  None

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Wed 01 Mar 2017 08:45:36 PM UTC, comment #2:

thanks, this works!

Tested in arch-linux, their recent wget package has already this patch applied, so testing was rather easy!

Thank you again, feel free to close the ticket!

Wed 01 Mar 2017 06:57:22 PM UTC, comment #1:

Does d061e55 [1] fix this?

[1] http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/wget.git/commit/?id=d061e553a184871b383649c1ea8c921c62164905

Ander Juaristi <ajuaristi>
Wed 08 Feb 2017 01:53:47 AM UTC, original submission:

When reading protected pages wget 1.19 does not try to read supplied ~/.netrc anymore, while in wget 1.18 (and earlier) this worked just fine

The command to run is

wget -d --user-agent="no-ip DUC shell script/1.0 djfd mail.ru" --https-only "https://myhost@dynupdate.no-ip.com/nic/update?hostname=myhost.ddns.net&myip=vv.xx.yy.zz" --save-headers

-d and --save-headers are meant to see debugging data and behaviour change

also please see the logs attached




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Attach Files:

Attached Files
file #39700:  1.18.log added by None (3KiB - text/x-log)
file #39701:  1.19.log added by None (2KiB - text/x-log)


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    Follow 4 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2017-03-02 rockdaboot StatusNone => Fixed
        Fixed ReleaseNone => trunk
    2017-02-08 None Attached File- => Added 1.18.log, #39700
        Attached File- => Added 1.19.log, #39701

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