Bug#896071: debootstrap fails to retrive Release file over https
On Sun, 20 May 2018 10:14:13 +0200
Philipp Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
> So the way it works with your patch is that local variables are
> inherited by called functions (but not the caller). So from and dest
> from just_get() are visible in wgetprogress() and hence the construction
> of $@ works. I'd rather have $dest and $from be explicit parameters to
> wgetprogress. Given that you reset $@ anyway I don't see how that'd hurt.
Hmm, but if I don't put $dest and $from to $@ and other parameters are
empty, then it would be extracted as '' and wget will fail.
Hideki Yamane henrich @ debian.org/iijmio-mail.jp