[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: wget-1.16-1

Eric Blake eblake@redhat.com
Wed Nov 5 07:27:00 GMT 2014

On 11/04/2014 07:38 PM, Steven Penny wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 11:06 PM, Eric Blake (cygwin) wrote:
>> A new release of wget, 1.16-1, will be available soon for download from
>> your favorite mirror, leaving 1.15-1 as previous.
> Can we roll this back? Notice if the filename and eta fields use full width at
> same time, it breaks the output

No. I will not roll back to the pre-CVE state.  But when 1.17 comes out,
I'll update to that.

> This is a known issue
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-wget/2014-10/msg00169

That thread also suggested that you could work around some of the
regression by setting up your config file to automatically add
--no-scroll if that is the new behavior you don't like.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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