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Re: [SLUG] wget question
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] wget question
- From: mehmeto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue May 22 16:34:01 2001
- Reply-to: mehmeto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
On Tue, 22 May 2001 14:43:05 +1000 Adrian van den Dries wrote:
> For a nicer command line, if you have the LWP perl package installed:
> $ GET http://slug.org.au/
> will print good requests to stdout and dud requests to stderr.
> (Discovered this while trying manual HTTP requests, and the HTTP
> timed out. Probably why it was written, too.)
Thanks for the suggestion.
I don't know how the LWP packages works but the reason I like wget is
I can specify a proxy username/password as I'm behind a f/w and the
proxy requires authentication. I can sticks these in my .wgetrc and
I'm ready to go.
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