[gccsdk] wget Failing to Set RISC OS Filetype

Peter Naulls peter at chocky.org
Wed May 21 13:59:05 PDT 2008

Evan Clark wrote:
> I've found the version of wget in the currently available package is
> failing to set the RISC OS filetype correctly - all files fetched are
> typed as text.
> The copy of wget in question has a filesize of 441424 bytes. An earlier
> version which also reports itself as GNU Wget 1.10.2, but has a filesize
> of 422988, sets filetypes as expected.
> Can anyone suggest what may be going wrong?

I'd prefer not to guess.  It might be going wrong all the time, or
it may not, but it's very important with bug reports to provide
specific examples.   Then we can make sure that we correctly
reproduce the case you're seeing and generalise from that.

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