[gccsdk] wget Failing to Set RISC OS Filetype
evan at ejclark.force9.co.uk
Wed May 21 15:37:52 PDT 2008
In article <48348D19.7070905 at chocky.org>,
Peter Naulls <peter at chocky.org> wrote:
> 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.
The currently available version of wget  saves a file of type text,
whereas the earlier version  sets the filetype correctly as html.
The filetype problem is the same for all files I've tried to fetch, of
any type, using http or ftp.
 The absolute is dated 12:45:13 11 Jan 2008 with size 422988 bytes.
 The absolute is dated 16:45:35 26 Jan 2008 with size 441424 bytes.
More information about the gcc