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Re: Bug? --reject download first, and THEN delete the file

From: Gabriele Zaverio
Subject: Re: Bug? --reject download first, and THEN delete the file
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2021 18:04:39 +0200

Yes, it is recursive :/ IDK why in that case everything is downloaded
and can't be rejected :(

On 10/17/21, Tim Rühsen <tim.ruehsen@gmx.de> wrote:
> On 12.10.21 16:55, Gabriele Zaverio wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> Writing about wget --reject.
>> When using it, wget actually download(!!!) the file, and THEN delete it.
>> I think this is wrong. It must not download it at all.
>> Can this be a bug / be corrected?
>> Thank  you
> Are you using wget in recursive mode ? In this case all HTMl files are
> downloaded first (to get parsed for more URLs). After that, the file
> will be removed if it fits into the reject pattern.
> Can you provide an example command line just to see if this is the case
> ? If not, it's likely a bug.
> Regards, Tim

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