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bug #50514: Convert Links touching embedded Javascript

Submitted by:  Ages Ayemtwo <ages2500>
Submitted on:  Sat 11 Mar 2017 07:34:12 PM UTC  
Category: Program LogicSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: Duplicate
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: 1.18Operating System: GNU/Linux
Reproducibility: Every TimeFixed Release: None
Planned Release: NoneRegression: No
Work Required: NonePatch Included: No

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Mon 13 Mar 2017 09:13:55 AM UTC, comment #1:

Duplicate of #45796

This is a good starter for Wget newbies:
Should be easily fixed in src/html-url.c
Removing all occurrences of TAG_SCRIPT should do it.
A test case would be appreciated.

Wget2 has a test case for skipping <script> contents.

Tim Ruehsen <rockdaboot>
Project Administrator
Sat 11 Mar 2017 07:34:12 PM UTC, original submission:

The convert links process, and maybe recursive retrieval process are touching embedded javascript code and mangling the code up a bit. Historically, I believe wget stayed away from touching javascript.

I attempt to grab the following page using:

The original source code includes the following line:

After wget converts links, the line reads as:

Ideally this line should be left as is, untouched.

Tested on wget v1.16 custom compiled from savanna source, on GNU/Linux Debian 7, and package install of wget v1.18 on Cygwin.

Ages Ayemtwo <ages2500>


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