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Re: [Bug-wget] [Bug-Wget] Use of maltipart/form-data when using body-fil
Re: [Bug-wget] [Bug-Wget] Use of maltipart/form-data when using body-file command
Sun, 14 Apr 2013 14:57:47 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.4 (gnu/linux)
Darshit Shah <address@hidden> writes:
> Assuming that my previous patch adding --method, --body-file and
> --body-data options is accepted and merged into master,
> I wanted to propose that we use Content-Type: multipart/form-data and send
> the whole file as-is when using the --body-file option.
> This allows us to add the long missing functionality to send files as
> attachments through wget, without having to change the working of the old
this change will break backward compatibility, we need a new option for
that and leave the default unchanged.
How do you expect the file to be in this case? Will wget do any filtering?
> The only problem I currently see here is that there remains no way for a
> user to send body-data in a way that is cannot be seen by another user who
> can run ps.
don't worry about it, command line arguments are not meant to be secure.