[Slackbuilds-users] Download url help

Franzen slackbuilds at schoepfer.info
Fri Mar 22 18:36:16 UTC 2019

On 2019-03-22 18:32, Jeremy Hansen wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 22, 2019, 11:15 AM xpetrl via SlackBuilds-users
> <slackbuilds-users at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
>>> i need help getting a valid download link for the info-file of a
>> new
>>> slackbuild, the website is
>>> http://hgm.nubati.net/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=polyglot.git;a=summary
>> ,
>>> the source-file/snapshot is "Add forgotten files 1.4.70b snapshot"
> http://hgm.nubati.net/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=polyglot.git;a=snapshot;h=5904a294b3b33dfd3ca11e4e48133151787f0d8f;sf=tgz
>>> When downloaded via firefox, i get polyglot-5904a29.tar.gz, but
>> wget
>>> doesn't work, i get
>>> gitweb.cgi?p=polyglot.git with the website content.
>> wget has an option to write the file name output (-O).
>> If the link you'd to download has some special character,
>> surround it with quotation.

I guess that's not valid for an slackbuild info-file.

> Looks like that is an older version and there's an active version on
> GitHub with recent releases.
> https://github.com/DraqueT/PolyGlot/

No, that's a complete diffrent project, with the same name.

Thanks anyway, if there's no solution like with e.g. sourgeforge links, 
i'll ask if it may be hostet
on https://slackware.uk/sbosrcarch/ .


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