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Re: [Bug-wget] wget bug?

From: Micah Cowan
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] wget bug?
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 10:49:03 -0700
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On 03/27/2011 11:36 PM, Cory Sanders wrote:
> wget -r ftp://<myurl>/test.txt --ftp-user=<username>
> --ftp-password=<password>
> The above does not erase the existing file test.txt from my directory.  The
> download says it has downloaded the new file, which is 139 bits:
> 100%[=======================================================================
> =============================================>] 139         --.-K/s   in 0s
> 23:32:38 (755 KB/s) - `<myurl>/test.txt' saved [139]
> But an ll at the root shows the old file.  

The ll shows your newly downloaded file, which has the "date modified"
timestamp that wget obtained from the server.

> Using CentOS5 on a box with Asterisk and Elastix. 
> wget  ftp://<myurl>/test.txt --ftp-user=<username> --ftp-password=<password>
> Writes the test.txt.1, test.txt.2, etc. 

That's because, in this new example, you're not using -r. Note that they
both would have older timestamps too.

Micah J. Cowan

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