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Re: [Bug-wget] Problem using GNU Wget 1.11.4 Windows version

From: Micah Cowan
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Problem using GNU Wget 1.11.4 Windows version
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:32:59 -0700
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Binary packages aren't provided on the GNU web site (for Windows, nor
Unixen). Did you download the Wget sources and build them yourself - and
if so, what did you use? Cygwin? Msys?


On 03/19/2012 11:29 AM, JD wrote:
> The Fedora Distribution does not list MD5 sums. Only sha256 sums.
> Also, I had downloaded my version directly from the gnu web site.
> But I will look for more recent versions there.
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 1:49 AM, Paul Wratt <address@hidden> wrote:
>> you should be using at least the last know stable version 1.12 but
>> that is still at least 5 years old
>> 1.13 versions are from within the last 12+months
>> but I have a feeling that the sha256sum you are using is not right,
>> verify against the md5 (maybe google for it)
>> Paul
>> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 11:24 AM, JD <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> When using wget with the -c option, it does recover and resume the
>> download
>>> after network failures. However, after it finishes the download (in my
>> case
>>> downloading
>>> Fedora-16-i386-DVD.iso), I run the sha256sum on the downloaded ISO and
>> it is
>>> completely different to the value stored in the file of CHECKSUMS on the
>>> same
>>> page URL - http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora/releases/16/Fedora/i386/iso/
>>> I downloaded this iso at least twice, with the same result - the
>> sha256sum
>>> performed on the file does not match the one at the above URL, and nor
>>> does it match the result of sha256sum performed on the previous downloads
>>> of the iso file.
>>> So, something is not right with wget!!

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