[Slackbuilds-users] smplayer md5sum failure
Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca
Mon Sep 28 16:00:04 UTC 2020
On Sat, Sep 26, 2020 at 22:38 (+0100), Dave Woodfall wrote:
> 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.
Thanks to both of you for the quick responses.
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