[gccsdk] wget 1.19.1 tries to write a logfile

David Pitt pittdj at pittdj.co.uk
Tue Aug 29 07:43:56 PDT 2017


Kevin Wells, on 29 Aug, wrote:

> In message <20170828221529.GK14778 at chiark.greenend.org.uk> you wrote:
> 
> >On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 09:25:44PM +0100, Kevin Wells wrote:
> >> Hi
> >>
> >> When using wget 1.19.1 with the quiet option selected I get the
> >> following message:
> >>
> >> Redirecting output to 'wget-log.##'
> >>
> >> The ## is a number that increases each time.
> >>
> >> The file is a log of the connection details of wget.
> >>
> >> Previous versions did not display this.
> >
> >What command line are you using?
> 
*wget http://free.currencyconverterapi.com/api/v3/convert?q=GBP_GIP&compact=ultra-q -O RAM::RamDisc0.$.rate

[snip]

A quick Google might indicate this is a bug :-

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-wget/2017-06/msg00014.html

or maybe a feature even :-

https://www.makemkv.com/forum2/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=15885

Adding -o null: to the command line stops the unwanted wget-log appearing.  

-- 
David Pitt



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