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Re: [Bug-wget] Prevent wget from redownloading when using recurise optio
Re: [Bug-wget] Prevent wget from redownloading when using recurise option?
Sun, 27 Dec 2009 13:10:25 -0800
Thunderbird 22.214.171.124 (X11/20090817)
> Is there a way to prevent wget from redownloading files it has already
> downloaded when using the recursive -r option? I know that -c is used
> when downloading a large file but I wasn't sure if it also could be
> used to accomplish this. It seems like even if it was set not to
> download files it would still have to check to make sure the file had
> been completely downloaded. Right now it's hard for me to tell if this
> is its behavior when using -rc as the individual files are small and
> thus do not take long to download (I cannot tell if wget is actually
> downloading the full file or just requesting the file's size from the
> server and moving on upon seeing that the file is already complete.
I typically use -rc. -rN is also a possibility.
Micah J. Cowan
Programmer, musician, typesetting enthusiast, gamer.
Maintainer of GNU Wget and GNU Teseq