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Re: [Bug-wget] [bug #44966] wget -nv is too verbose, -q too quiet

From: Pär Karlsson
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] [bug #44966] wget -nv is too verbose, -q too quiet
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:50:00 +0200

Also, at least on Unix like systems, there is the standard redirection
operators in the shell. If you don't want to see errors, just redirect
stderr to null, as in wget [...] 2>/dev/null

2015-04-30 8:59 GMT+02:00 Darshit Shah <address@hidden>:

> Follow-up Comment #2, bug #44966 (project wget):
> Not really. Sometimes I expect Wget to fail and do not want it's output
> messing my script up. In other cases, I know how to handle Wget's failures
> using exit codes and do not want the output to make things ugly.
> I usually run wget with -q --show-progress and would hate for errors to
> clutter up the otherwise perfect screen.
> Also, the -q switch should really be "quiet". We do not want to print
> *anything* at all if it can be avoided to the screen.
> The -nv switch is think is already that sweet spot between verbose and
> quiet.
> It will print only error messages and a success message for each file it
> downloads.
> In my opinion, we should not change / add any more verbosity options.
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