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Re: [Bug-wget] repackaging local files for remote installation

From: Mirko Vukovic
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] repackaging local files for remote installation
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 17:02:43 -0500

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 4:28 PM, Micah Cowan <address@hidden> wrote:
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> Mirko Vukovic wrote:
>> I tried http://localhost/e:/... but wget returns with no file
>> transfers and no messages.  Same result if I try http://e:/...
>> Again, maybe wget is just not meant for this application.  Are there
>> alternatives?
> Giving an URL with "http://"; implies that you are running a web server
> at that location; I suspect that you aren't.

Right.  Duh ...

> What you need is for Wget
> to support "file://"-scheme URLs, and give it those; but Wget currently
> has no such support. Limited support for file:// will likely be added at
> some point in the future.
> - --
> Micah J. Cowan


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