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Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH 3/3] Add command line option to disable use of .ne
Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH 3/3] Add command line option to disable use of .netrc
Tue, 16 May 2017 10:45:47 +0200
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On 12.05.2017 22:12, Giuseppe Scrivano wrote:
> Hi Tomas,
> Tomas Hozza <address@hidden> writes:
>> Although internally code uses option for (not) reading .netrc for
>> credentials, it was not possible to turn this behavior off on command
>> line. Note that it was possible to turn it off using wgetrc.
>> Idea for this change came from Bruce Jerrick (address@hidden).
>> Reference: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1425097
> wouldn't "-e netrc=off" be sufficient?
Possibly yes. The only downside is that this is not documented in man page nor
in help message. I think that's the reason why the reporter in Fedora bug also
proposed that this new option should be added.
If you don't want to add new option, maybe just documenting the possibility to
turn off reading of .netrc would be good enough.
Please let me know what is your preference as I don't have one.
Associate Manager, Software Engineering - EMEA ENG Mainstream RHEL
Red Hat Inc. http://cz.redhat.com
[Bug-wget] [PATCH 1/3] Added tests for HTTP authentication using credentials from .netrc, Tomas Hozza, 2017/05/12