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Re: Weird wget behaviour
- From: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <ronald at landheer dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2003 11:03:55 +0200 (CEST)
- Subject: Re: Weird wget behaviour
On Fri, 11 Apr 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 11:56:39AM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>> On Fri, 11 Apr 2003, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
>>> On Fri, 11 Apr 2003, Rolf Campbell wrote:
>>>> Marko Daris wrote:
>>>>> I'm using cygwin's wget (1.8.2) to mirror some web sites... I found an
>>>>> url which stops (cygwins) wget:
>>>>> wget http://www.uga.edu/ethnobot/Con.html
>>>> Oh, oh, I think I know what it is! I bet it's because basename of the
>>>> local filename is called "CON". That's a reserved word in Windows. It
>>>> means console.
>>> That would explain gettong the contents on screen, but not the hanging,
>>> would it?
>> It might, actually. I suspect stat() & co are a bit broken with
>> respect to special names (e.g., con, prn, and others).
> I doubt it. Maybe wget noticed that con.html existed and tried to read
> something from it.
According to the strace snippet I sent, it looks more like it's trying to
get a filename right (to open the file?), and failing to do so.
When I tried it, I didn't get any output to the screen (so probably
nothing had been written to con yet - or might that be me using rxvt?)
As I didn't use the -k option, it shouldn't try to read either..
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