[gccsdk] wget 1.19.1 tries to write a logfile

Kevin Wells kev at kevsoft.co.uk
Tue Aug 29 10:23:02 PDT 2017


In message <mpro.ovgbl40050dql02nh.pittdj at pittdj.co.uk>
          David Pitt <pittdj at pittdj.co.uk> wrote:

>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.
>

Thanks for that, so I guess the fix wil have to come from the upstream?

I don't want to have to update about half a dozen of my applications if
I don;t have to.


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Kev Wells
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