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GNU wget 1.16 released

Item posted by Giuseppe Scrivano <gscrivano> on Mon 27 Oct 2014 10:04:15 AM UTC.

  • Noteworthy changes in Wget 1.16

** No longer create local symbolic links by default.  Closes CVE-2014-4877.

** Use libpsl for verifying cookie domains.

** Default progress bar output changed.

** Introduce --show-progress to force display the progress bar.

** Introduce --no-config.  The wgetrc files will not be read.

** Introduce --start-pos to allow starting downloads from a specified position.

** Fix a problem with ISA Server Proxy and keep-alive connections.

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