[Slackbuilds-users] smplayer md5sum failure
dave at slackbuilds.org
Sat Sep 26 21:38:27 UTC 2020
On 26/09/20 17:11,
B Watson <yalhcru at gmail.com> put forth the proposition:
> On 9/26/20, Dave Woodfall <dave at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
> >> Length: 402751 (393K) [text/html]
> >> Saving to: smplayer-20.4.2.tar.bz2
> > You need to download the source in a browser for that one. What you
> > have there is `text/html', which shows in the download output.
> > Sourceforge has unfortunately been broken for many downloads for a
> > while now. One trick I found is to do:
> Not so. I just downloaded it with wget, and it was fine.
You are correct. I'd forgotten that I'd set a user-agent in curl,
and it turns out using a Firefox UA produces 241K HTML files, but
when I unset the UA I do get bz2.
> Aside: 393K for an HTML page? Insane.
Yeah, that is pretty bad. I opened one in links to check, and it
turns out to be the usual smplayer homepage. I imagine there is a
lot of inline <script> and CSS.
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