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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 10:06 am    Post subject: TIP: Using Curl to fetch distfiles Reply with quote

Add the following to your make.conf:
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FETCHCOMMAND="/usr/bin/curl \${URI} > \${DISTDIR}/\${FILE}"
RESUMECOMMAND="/usr/bin/curl -C - \${URI} > \${DISTDIR}/\${FILE}"


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 10:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

And....why would anyone want that?
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 10:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Curl rocks!
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 11:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Soo.. how is this better than wget?
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 11:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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libcurl is free, thread-safe, IPv6 compatible, feature rich, well supported, fast, thoroughly documented and is already used by many known, big and successful companies and numerous applications.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

for example, curl supports http CONNECT through ssl proxy, wget not
it also have --auto option for referer field - very useful anti-antileach thing
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 11:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://curl.haxx.se/docs/comparison-table.html
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