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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 20:40:57 +0530
> this change will break backward compatibility, we need a new option for
> that and leave the default unchanged.
Why will it break backward compatibility? The --method option has just been
pushed, not released as yet. As long as we implement this before the next
release of Wget, I don't see why we may not edit that code.
I am not suggesting that we change the working of --post-file and
--post-data commands. Unlike the patch I just submitted, we could could
de-couple the --post-file, --post-data method and the --body-file
--body-data methods, so that the older --post-file/data methods work in
exactly the same way, but only the NEW --body- methods change.
> How do you expect the file to be in this case? Will wget do any filtering?
The file should be read in binary mode and sent as-is. However, I am unsure
if wget should do any filtering of filetypes. At most, we could prevent the
file from being an executable binary. (ELF in Linux, Win32 EXE in Windows,
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