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GNU wget 1.16.1 released

From: Giuseppe Scrivano
Subject: GNU wget 1.16.1 released
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:56:35 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)


I am pleased to announce the new version of GNU wget.

It is available for download here:

and the GPG detached signatures using the key E163E1EA:

To reduce load on the main server, you can use this redirector service
which automatically redirects you to a mirror:

* Noteworthy changes in Wget 1.16.1

** Add --enable-assert configure option.

** Use pkg-config to check for libraries presence.

** Do not limit --secure-protocol=auto|pfs to TLSv1.0.

** Add --secure-protocol=TLSv1_1|TLSv1_2 .

** Full C89 source code compliance.

** Select and use the most secure authentication scheme with HTTP connections.

** Fix issues with turkish locales.

** Handle 504 Gateway Timeout.

** New option --crl-file to load Certificate Revocation Lists.

** Add valgrind support to tests suite.

** Fix an off-by-one problem in the progress bar (introduced in 1.16.1).

A special thanks to Tim Ruehsen and Darshit Shah for the huge amount of
work they have done!

Please report any problem you may experience to the address@hidden
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Have fun!

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