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Re: [Bug-wget] a few questions on configuring the wgetrc

From: Micah Cowan
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] a few questions on configuring the wgetrc
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 23:17:57 -0700
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Wayne Glover wrote:
> hi,
> 1) how to put the urls in the wgetrc file.  i only have one and right
> now i use the external file (-i), but i'd rather have them in the wgetrc.

Can't. :\

> 2) how to define where to save the downloaded file.  i have the
> timestamping = on  in the wgetrc file.  so if i use the -O path/iwant/to
> file/   i get the warning that the -N and -O are exclusive (as the book
> says)  i can also see the difference in the log because the system
> always downloads the file even if the server isn't newer.  At one point
> i had this working, but i forget how.

You should use -P ("dirprefix" wgetrc command) to specify the folder you
want to save it in.

Micah J. Cowan
Programmer, musician, typesetting enthusiast, gamer.
Maintainer of GNU Wget and GNU Teseq

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