Re: problem with wget -O
On Monday 25 January 2021 15:32:19 Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 03:13:55PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > Why Greg, do you seem to always blame the messenger?
> Because the message is ripped up into pieces, and you're telling us
> only some half-remembered piece of it.
> > direct copy/paste from the opencv build instructions html page:
> > wget -O opencv.zip
> > https://github.com/opencv/opencv/archive/master.zip wget -O
> > opencv_contrib.zip
> > https://github.com/opencv/opencv_contrib/archive/master.zip
> Those look safe enough to rule out the URL quoting issue. It would
> be nice if you would show us the terminal session in which you ran the
> command and got an error. Lacking that information, we can only guess
> as to the many possible causes of the many possible errors.
> Here is a short list of guesses.
> 1) You have a shell function or alias that overrides the wget command.
> Diagnose this by running "type wget".
gene@coyote:~/src/build$ type wget
wget is hashed (/usr/bin/wget)
What the heck does that mean?
no extra charge:
/usr/bin/wget: ELF 64-bit LSB shared object, x86-64, version 1 (SYSV),
dynamically linked, interpreter /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2, for
> 2) You do not have write permission on the current directory.
> Diagnose this by running "id" and "ls -ld .".
uid=1000(gene) gid=1000(gene) groups=1000(gene),4(adm),5(tty),6(disk),7
gene@coyote:~/src/build$ ls -ld
drwxr-xr-x 19 gene gene 4096 Jan 25 14:05 .
> The string "Permission denied" in the command's output would be a
> strong indicator of this one.
I don't recall seeing that go by.
> 3) You pasted the command from a source that has non-breaking spaces
> or other non-ASCII garbage polluting the arguments.
How would that be diagnosed?
> 4) You have run out of disk space.
> Diagnose this by running "df .".
> The string "No space left on device" would strongly indicate this
1T drive, not likely.
df -h grep sda
/dev/sda5 1.8T 291G 1.4T 18% /
/dev/sda1 922M 183M 677M 22% /boot
/dev/sda3 46G 4.7G 39G 11% /var
> 5) Quotas.
Diagnostic for that?
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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