[CentOS] wget

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Thu Nov 17 15:47:05 UTC 2005


On Thu, 2005-11-17 at 15:02 +0000, Peter Farrow wrote:
> Yes I agree about the compatibility, very brainless to just go and 
> remove them, I can't imagine how many scripts thats going to break let 
> alone all my stuff...
> It changed from Centos 4.1 to 4.2, Wget versions 1.9 to 1.10
> 
> the best thing is to regress Wget or bypass it from the yum update 
> process, can anyone remind me of what to put in yum to avoid updating wget?
> 
> Pete
> 
in /etc/yum.conf add a line:

exclude=wget

> 
> 
> Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:
> 
> > Quoting Peter Farrow <peter at farrows.org>:
> >
> >> Dear all,
> >>
> >> It seems that wget version has had the -C (cache) option removed when 
> >> it went from 1.9 to version 1.10, this happened somewhere between 
> >> Centos 3.5 and 4.2.
> >>
> >> Does anyone know why the -C option was removed and how I can get it 
> >> back?  Other than regressing wget.....
> >
> >
> > The short option was removed, and long option name changed to 
> > --no-cache.  There
> > were some other options changed too (--http-passwd and proxy-passwd to
> > --http-password and --proxy-password).  Would be nice if the old 
> > options were
> > kept for backward compatibility...
> >
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