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Software News   Software News : Wget 1.12 (Rev#2) for AmigaOS
   posted by diegocr on 13-Jul-2010 21:31:07 (2105 reads)
WGET, The well known program for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP, has been updated - This is a second revision for the 1.12 release including the following changes:

$Id: ChangeLog.Amiga,v 1.6 2010/06/12 20:17:41 diegocr Exp $

2010-07-12 Wget 1.12 - Revision #2

* src/connect.c: Fixed connect_to_ip() function to
report correct message on failed connections.

* src/utils.c: Changed the following functions to do things
on an amiga-only way using dos.library equivalents: suffix(),
determine_screen_width(), xsleep(), make_directory(),

* src/host.c: Reworked gethostbyname_with_timeout() to directly
handle our TCP/IP Stack's gethostbyname() disabling C linklib
SIGINT signal in the meanwhile and using Exec's way...

* src/openssl.c: Changed close() by CloseSocket()..

* src/log.c: avoid fclose() over stderr

* OS3 Build Compiled using OpenSSL 1.0.0a (Rev#2)

* Fixed CTRL+C handling under OS4 - Thanks to Corto for the fix!

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Re: Wget 1.12 (Rev#2) for AmigaOS
Posted on 13-Jul-2010 23:51:55
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I love using wget and curl in UNIX and Linux to scrape websites...

But also they are useful for safe/reliable downloading... e.g. you can pause and resume downloads and it actually works... unlike 99% of other programs that offer to do the same

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Re: Wget 1.12 (Rev#2) for AmigaOS
Posted on 14-Jul-2010 11:55:17
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Thanks a lot for this update!

The previous OS4 version was crashing with Ctrl-C and 1.9.x worked but was reporting wrong speed.

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Re: Wget 1.12 (Rev#2) for AmigaOS
Posted on 14-Jul-2010 15:38:58
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Thanks for this version. Downloaded and will try it out later. Thanks for fixing the CTRL+C under OS4. I just hated that problem :)

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Re: Wget 1.12 (Rev#2) for AmigaOS
Posted on 14-Jul-2010 18:55:43
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Thank you Diego!


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Re: Wget 1.12 (Rev#2) for AmigaOS
Posted on 14-Jul-2010 19:16:42
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was reporting wrong speed.

I've found (and fixed) "by accident" this issue is caused by a "wrong" (or not 100% compliant) gettimeofday() implementation on our C linklib(s)..

Edit: erm, that was really fixed on the os4 build? checking sources now the change i did was for os3 (libnix) only...

edit2: you're welcome all ;)

Last edited by diegocr on 15-Jul-2010 at 04:06 PM.
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