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Re: [Bug-wget] timeout question (regarding the code)

From: Micah Cowan
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] timeout question (regarding the code)
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 11:26:40 -0700
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On 03/29/2012 11:23 AM, Giuseppe Scrivano wrote:
> Tim Ruehsen <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hi,
>> the wget man page says a timeout value of 0 means 'forever'.
>> Even if seldom used, 0 seems to be a legal value.
> it can't be a legal value.  It means the value you are waiting for is
> immediately available.  That is not possible when you are waiting for
> something coming from the network.

His point would seem to be that this meaning differs from the one
assigned to it in the manpage, and as originally intended.

I believe it was meant to be analogous to -l 0, which is equivalent to
-l inf.


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