[CentOS] wget

Will McDonald wmcdonald at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 16:05:01 UTC 2005

On 17/11/05, Peter Farrow <peter at farrows.org> 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?

Would a wget shell alias or function that tests for the presence of "
-C " and replaces it with the long option be worthwhile?

And you can see the changelog for the RPM which may explain the
justification for the change with something like...

$ rpm -q --changelog wget


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