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Bug 229744 - wget -P not working with wget version > wget-1.10.2-3.2.1.i386.rpm
wget -P not working with wget version > wget-1.10.2-3.2.1.i386.rpm
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wget (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
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Reported: 2007-02-22 22:20 EST by Itamar Reis Peixoto
Modified: 2013-01-09 23:12 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.10.2-15
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Last Closed: 2007-10-04 09:04:51 EDT
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Description Itamar Reis Peixoto 2007-02-22 22:20:30 EST
Description of problem:

wget doesn't work with -P

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

try with wget version 1.10.2-8.fc6.1

wget -P /etc http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/linux-

and try same command with wget version wget-1.10.2-3.2.1.i386.rpm

with wget-1.10.2-3.2.1.i386.rpm works, the file was downloaded on /etc, with 
newer versions ( 1.10.2-8.fc6.1 ) the file will be downloaded on current 

more details here.

Comment 1 Craig Hughes 2007-10-03 18:15:03 EDT
The problem appears to be coming from this snippet in wget-1.10.2-to11.patch:

+  /* Determine the local filename if needed. Notice that if -O is used 
+   * hstat.local_file is set by http_loop to the argument of -O. */
+  if (!hs->local_file)
+    {
+      /* Honor Content-Disposition whether possible. */
+      if (!opt.content_disposition
+          || !resp_header_copy (resp, "Content-Disposition", 
+                                hdrval, sizeof (hdrval))
+          || !parse_content_disposition (hdrval, &hs->local_file))
+        {
+          /* The Content-Disposition header is missing or broken. 
+           * Choose unique file name according to given URL. */
+          hs->local_file = url_file_name (u);
+        }
+    }

The patch is honoring -O as mentioned in the comments, but not honoring -P when
there's a Content-disposition header in the HTTP response.
Comment 2 Karsten Hopp 2007-10-04 09:04:51 EDT
the to11 patch messed some other things up as well and has been removed in the
latest packages.

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