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Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH] New option: --rename-output: modify output filena

From: Andrew Cady
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH] New option: --rename-output: modify output filename with perl
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 13:47:32 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 07:28:07PM +0200, Dagobert Michelsen wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> I see a number of problems with this approach:
> - It is not desirable to enable this on all platforms as there may be
>   no perl in /usr/bin, so it should be possible to disable it during configure
> - perl may be in another location
> A solution with a generic program transformation similar to other GNU tools
> (although during configure) like
>   --program-transform-name=PROGRAM   run sed PROGRAM on installed program 
> names
> would IMHO be more flexible and wouldn't require hardcoding any pathes.
> Just to be clear: I would expect this solution directly to wget to transform
> output file names and pathes.

Yes, (as I said in the previous email!), I would make that change if the
patch were going in.

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