bugGNU Wget - Bugs: bug #56091, Spanning host -H explanation...


bug #56091: Spanning host -H explanation unclear meaning

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Sun 07 Apr 2019 02:55:08 AM UTC
Category:  Documentation Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  trunk
Operating System:  GNU/Linux Reproducibility:  Every Time
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Regression:  None Work Required:  None
Patch Included:  No
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Sun 07 Apr 2019 09:24:48 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Yes, something seems wrong there.

WDYT about "Unless sufficient recursion-limiting criteria are applied, these foreign ..." ?

Tim Ruehsen <rockdaboot>
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Sun 07 Apr 2019 02:55:08 AM UTC, original submission:  


"Unless sufficient recursion-limiting criteria are applied depth, these foreign hosts will typically link to yet more hosts, and so on until Wget ends up sucking up much more data than you have intended."

first part of this sentence is unclear what is being communicated.



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