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Re: [Bug-wget] Wget manpage missing options

From: Tomas Hozza
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Wget manpage missing options
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 06:00:46 -0400 (EDT)

----- Original Message -----
> From: Giuseppe Scrivano 
> > thanks to have tested it, indeed it was working in a different way.  I
> > don't think this feature had any user before, considering how broken it
> > is.
>    I assumed that the VMS details were the only remaining mystery, so
> all I did was look at the generated file names (on VMS), not what was in
> the files, so almost anything could have happened, and I might not have
> noticed it.
>    I also assumed that the patch was based on something newer than the
> original 1.14 source kit I was using, so, even if I had noticed a
> problem, I probably would not have been suspicious.  For example, around
> here, nothing worked right until I made this change:
> ALP $ gdiff src/options.h_orig src/options.h
> 169c169
> <   bool backups;                       /* Are numeric backups made? */
> ---
> >   int backups;                        /* Are numeric backups made? */
> When "backups" can be only zero or one, saying "--backups=4" does not
> have the desired effect.

You are right. When I tested it I downloaded the site only twice. bakcups
variable should be int. I hope this is the last piece of puzzle to get
--backups documented and working.

Giuseppe, are you going to merge the necessary changes (and previous patches)
into git?



Tomas Hozza

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