Updated: wget-1.12-1

Eric Blake eblake@redhat.com
Mon Jun 28 13:51:00 GMT 2010

A new release of wget, 1.12-1, is available for download, leaving 1.11.4-4
as previous.

This is a new upstream release, with news highlights included below.  See
also the package documentation in /usr/share/doc/wget/.

GNU Wget is a file retrieval utility which can use either the HTTP, HTTPS,
or FTP protocols. Wget features include the ability to work in the
background while you're logged out, recursive retrieval of directories,
file name wildcard matching, remote file timestamp storage and comparison,
use of Rest with FTP servers and Range with HTTP servers to retrieve files
over slow or unstable connections, support for Proxy servers, and

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the
http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your system.
Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up 'wget' from the
'Web' category.

Note that downloads from cygwin.com aren't allowed due to bandwidth
limitations.  This means that you will need to find a mirror which has
this update, please choose the one nearest to you:

If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing list is
the appropriate place.
Eric Blake
volunteer cygwin wget maintainer

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