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GNU Wget2 2.0.1 released

From: Tim Rühsen
Subject: GNU Wget2 2.0.1 released
Date: Fri, 27 May 2022 12:29:16 +0200
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Hi all,

we are happy to announce the release 2.0.1 of GNU Wget2.

Wget2 is the successor of GNU Wget, a file and recursive website

Designed and written from scratch it wraps around libwget, that provides
the basic functions needed by a web client.

Wget2 works multi-threaded and uses many features to allow fast operation.

In many cases Wget2 downloads much faster than Wget due to HTTP2,
HTTP compression, parallel connections, use of If-Modified-Since HTTP header
and more.

Wget2 has several new command-line options, see the wiki page for a list and
comparison with Wget.

Wget will be maintained further. The idea is that breaking changes and new
functionalities go into Wget2 / libwget.

Except for WARC and FTP, Wget2 is a drop-in replacement for Wget in most cases.
Of course there may be subtle differences, so make sure to test well before
replacing Wget by Wget2.

GNU Wget2 is licensed under GPLv3+. Libwget is licensed under LGPLv3+.

**Noteworthy changes since the last release (see also the NEWS file):**

  * Fix escaping space in query part
  * Set EXIT_STATUS_NETWORK on error for the last try
  * Fix -k/--convert-links fragment
  * Fix escaping URLs with -k/--convert-links
  * Fix false reporting of a PSL error
  * Fix --directory-prefix with --content-disposition
  * Allow spaces and \ escaping in passwords in .netrc
  * Fix download abortion on some versions of Windows
  * Fix --unlink behavior
  * Fix deflate decompression when server omits the header
  * WolfSSL: Fix buffer overflow in SHA512 hashing
  * WolfSSL: Fix memory leak
  * Add support for unquoted HTML attribute values
  * OpenSSL: Fix several OCSP issues
  * Use keep-alive for HTTP/1.1 and higher as default
  * Don't create core dumps on CTRL-c
  * Fix replacing Content-Type: headers
  * Fix NULL pointer read / segfault
  * Fix several build issues
  * Fix several documentation issues




**Signatures (GPG key 0x08302DB6A2670428)**



**Project Website**


**Online Documentation**




**Mailing List**


**Bug Tracker**


**Getting the Source Code (Development)**

  git clone https://gitlab.com/gnuwget/wget2.git

**Source Code Test Coverage**


**Fuzz Code Coverage**


With Best Regards, Tim Rühsen

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