Bug 511314 - wget shows incorrect download rate
wget shows incorrect download rate
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wget (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-07-14 12:34 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2010-06-28 09:41 EDT (History)
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Description Need Real Name 2009-07-14 12:34:47 EDT
When using wget with --continue option or when wget resumes download
it shows incorrect download rate by counting skipped bytes 
as downloaded.

wget -r --continue ftp://host/dir
Downloaded: 93 files, 265G in 0.03s (8819 GB/s)

wget actually downloaded only directory listing 
and skipped all 93 backup files which were already downloaded long time ago,
but when showing the rate 8819 GB/s wget reports them 
as they were downloaded.

rpm -q wget
Comment 1 Adri Verhoef 2009-10-10 14:49:11 EDT
Also, when using wget with -nv (-no-verbose) it shows an incorrect download rate:

First, without -nv, downloading the same 32 MB file twice in just under 4 minutes:
$ wget http://speedtest.bbned.nl/download/file32mb.bin http://speedtest.bbned.nl/download/file32mb.bin
33,554,432   256K/s   in 1m 48s  
33,554,432   312K/s   in 2m 8s   
Downloaded: 2 files, 64M in 3m 56s (278 KB/s)

Then, with -nv, downloading the same 32 MB file twice in about 4 minutes:
$ time wget -nv http://speedtest.bbned.nl/download/file32mb.bin http://speedtest.bbned.nl/download/file32mb.bin
2009-10-10 20:49:09 URL:http://speedtest.bbned.nl/download/file32mb.bin [33554432/33554432] -> "file32mb.bin.2" [1]
2009-10-10 20:51:18 URL:http://speedtest.bbned.nl/download/file32mb.bin [33554432/33554432] -> "file32mb.bin.3" [1]
FINISHED --2009-10-10 20:51:18--
Downloaded: 2 files, 64M in 0s (125000000 GB/s)

real	4m5.925s
user	0m0.110s
sys	0m1.477s

$ rpm -q wget
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