[ITP] wget2 - modern fast parallel file and recursive website downloader

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 18:27:21 GMT 2020

On 08.07.2020 22:28, Brian Inglis wrote:
> On 2020-07-08 14:05, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> wget2 is the successor of wget supplying a shared library API like curl to build
>> a modern, fast, multi-threaded, parallel downloader using HTTP/2, HTTP
>> compression and If-Modified-Since headers; see
>> 	https://gitlab.com/gnuwget/wget2
>> It is currently available on Arch, Debian/Ubuntu, openSUSE, Slackware:
>> see
>> 	https://pkgs.org/download/wget2
>> I could release the package as is with an exe and dll, but it should be built as
>> separate bin, lib, devel, doc, and debuginfo packages, which I have never done
>> before, so could do with some advice and assistance with the apporach required,
>> which I based on curl, but that requires no script function overrides, and I
>> believe this one may or I need some hints.
>> I have attached my base wget2.cygport which builds one monolithic package but
>> contains comments for subpackage variables, plus comments showing other files
>> which I think should be included in the subpackages, and both references to
>> their locations in subpkg_CONTENTS and alterbative src_install script actions if
>> cygport will not move the contents into the appropriate install directory.
> Forgot to explain I also produced a summary of the files generated and/or
> available for packaging under the triplet directory in manifest.list to my
> previous email.
>> I also need to understand how cyg...dll package numbering should work with this
>> package: base zero or one and include or exclude the 2: libwget0, libwget1,
>> libwget2_0, or libwget2_1, and how to get that generated?
>> Any advice, assistance, help, or hints from more experienced packagers would be
>> welcome.
>> I can also update and release what may be the last patched version of the
>> original wget 1.20.3 (currently 1.19.1) if Eric has no time, or ITA wget if he
>> agrees.
>> I could also ITA curl from Yaakov as I use that and wget a lot in scripts and
>> cron jobs.

My suggestion:

this in libwget2_0 (per consistency) or libwget0


these in wget2

plus also the manual page that it is missing

What is this ? It seems a duplicate of wget2


these in libwget2-devel or libwget-devel


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