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Re: [Bug-wget] Standalone build.

From: Micah Cowan
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Standalone build.
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 13:33:32 -0700
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On 06/21/2012 11:12 AM, illusionoflife wrote:
> Hello, Free Hackers!
> Currently, I got idea to feed wget sources to GNU complexity tool 
> and try to simplify some of extremely long functions. During exploring, 
> I found, that we have two independed implementations of *read_whole_line* in 
> netrc.c and utils.c. In netrc.c it is ifdefed STANDALONE. So my question, 
> what 
> is stadalone build case, when it is used and may I  somehow reduce code 
> duplication? For me, less code - less problems.

IIRC, that was to allow the URL-extraction portion of wget to be built
stand-alone, so that it would create a tool that just extract URLs and
spit them out, and not as part of some wget run.

I haven't heard of anyone doing that for quite some time, and it hasn't
been getting active testing or support, so Caveat Attemptor or something. :)


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