bugGNU Wget - Bugs: bug #47532, [RFE] support xml metalinks


bug #47532: [RFE] support xml metalinks

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Fri 25 Mar 2016 03:31:05 PM UTC  
Category: Feature RequestSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Dusty MabeOriginator Email: -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: None
Operating System: NoneReproducibility: None
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: None
Regression: NoneWork Required: None
Patch Included: None

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Fri 25 Mar 2016 03:31:05 PM UTC, original submission:

If the remote file that we are trying to download via wget is a metalink xml file then it would be nice if wget had an option to automatically parse that file and then retrieve the target. This is the behavior of the curl --metalink option today.


curl --metalink 'https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=fedora-23&arch=x86_64'

Maybe we could make this option be --metalink?



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

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