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Re: [Bug-wget] Rettry on fatal errors

From: Dmitry Koterov
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Rettry on fatal errors
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2010 01:06:21 +0300

+1 for this question - I have the same problem.

On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 1:21 AM, <address@hidden> wrote:

> Is there any way to make wget retry on fatal errors? There are cases where
> that gets necessary.
> I live in an area where GSM and EDGE/HSDPA leaves a lot to be desired.
> Large downloads tend to get stuck -- they can freeze at 2% and stay that way
> for days. Thus I have to use wget: set timeouts much shorter than default
> (-T 30 or less) and infinite number of retries (-t 0). But sometimes the
> connection briefly breaks 4-5 times in an hour. If that happens, wget stops
> retrying.
> Is there any way to force wget to continue retrying when the link is down,
> there's no server, no DNS, nothing works? Other than launching it from a
> script.
> I am using Wget 1.12 under Ubuntu.

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