[Slackbuilds-users] Problem with SourceForge and wget

Christoph Willing chris.willing at iinet.net.au
Tue Mar 29 14:09:31 UTC 2016

On 29/03/16 23:25, Nicolas Kovacs wrote:
> Hi,
> Whenever I want to download some source tarball from SourceForge using
> wget, I get permantently redirected until eventually some mirror times
> out. So I have to reinvoke the command, sometimes ten times in a row,
> until eventually it works out. This is really getting tiresome.
> Do you have some workaround for this?

I have 'content-disposition = on' in my /etc/wgetrc but in cases like 
you describe, I find that overriding that setting at the command line 
often helps i.e.
	wget --no-content-disposition http://whatever...


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