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[Bug-wget] [bug #45037] wget -O foo ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/Linux/mirrors

From: Ángel
Subject: [Bug-wget] [bug #45037] wget -O foo ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/Linux/mirrors/debian/README deletes README symlink
Date: Wed, 06 May 2015 22:34:13 +0000
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:28.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/28.0

Follow-up Comment #3, bug #45037 (project wget):

It's clearly a bug. If we are downloading README to local file foo, there's no
reason to remove the local symlink README.

When we want to save into a name where there's currently a symlink,
consistency with shell > would dictate just to follow the link on writing, but
as that may lead to security issues, replacing with a file may also be


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