Project Release Information
Support was added for HTTP/1.1. Persistent connections are used with proxies which support them. The GNU TLS backend now works again and has been made default vs. OpenSSL. Now "--timestamping" and "--continue" work well together. By default, wget now uses the original URL to get the local filename on server redirects, to address the security vulnerability reported as CVE-2010-2252. Portability issues were fixed. Several other minor enhancements and bugfixes were made.
Better versioning info, support for parsing CSS content, support for internationalized URIs (IRIs) and non-ASCII domain names, password-prompting, and more.
This is a bugfix release, including fixes for a
regression involving the combination of -O and -nc
and a couple of opportunities for Wget to crash.
The combination of -N with -O was downgraded to a
warning, rather than an error. The message
translations were updated.
A problem with authenticating over HTTPS through a proxy was fixed. The combination of -r or -p with -O was downgraded from an error to a warning. Bugs with displaying the progress bar in non-English locales where too many spaces could be inserted, causing the display to scroll, were fixed. The .listing file is no longer appended to if --no-remove-listing and --continue are specified. ".." is now allowed at the beginning of paths in FTP URLs again.
GNU Wget is a utility for noninteractive download of