Re: problem with wget -O
On Tue, 26 Jan 2021 14:51:30 +0100
Vincent Lefevre <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 2021-01-26 07:36:46 -0500, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 06:27:40AM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > The thing I don't get was that is the direct command from their buildit
> > > page. You would think that would lead to such a common failure that it
> > > would be documented.
> > Nobody should have to guess that the reader has a custom ~/.wgetrc file
> > with multiple non-default options set to "on". It is completely unfair
> > to put the blame for this on the writers of documentation that involves
> > downloading files.
> Having non-default options in a .wgetrc file is the point of a
> .wgetrc file. :-)
> But perhaps wget should not read a config by default. This is
Or alternatively, build scripts that use standard tools should
explicitly disable configuration file reading, e.g.:
wget --no-config ...