[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Bug-wget] [BUG?] Ampersand (&) in url?

From: Robins (रौबिंस थरकन)
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] [BUG?] Ampersand (&) in url?
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 08:34:56 +0530

I'd say that as a general rule, personally, I enquote all URLs (and file paths) when using them in a command line... windows or unix. Its far far safer..who knows which & or space or whatever screws up the command... in a scary way.

.. and just tried your youtube URL with a quote... rightly as the article says, works like a charm.


On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 8:29 AM, augustin <address@hidden> wrote:
On Friday 14 November 2008 10:42:00 augustin wrote:
> i.e. everything after the first ampersand seems to be ignored.

Ok, after yet more searching, I found the solution here:

The two comments in the page above are still relevant.

Should the man page be patched?
Can this be considered a bug in wget?

I searched the official bug tracker:
but when trying to view a specific issue I get:
" Error: This project has turned off this tracker."


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]