Preserving directory times on mirrors created with wget
Paul_Koning at Dell.com
Wed Jan 7 14:04:58 CST 2009
>>>>> "Al" == Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org> writes:
Al> General question about mirroring with wget that has been driving
Al> me crazy for a couple of days.
Al> My mirror of bitsavers is maintained using wget to my local work
Al> Over the break, I switched to 10.5 of OS X, and got the latest
Al> darwin port of wget.
Al> In the version I had been running, directory dates were
Al> ...using the same command (wget -m -np ftp://...) I now get
Al> drwxrwxr-x 2 pdp1 pdp1 4096 Jan 7 11:41 . drwxrwxr-x 3 pdp1 pdp1
Al> 4096 Jan 7 11:37 .. -rw-rw-r-- 1 pdp1 pdp1 479 Jan 7 11:37
Al> .listing -rw-rw-r-- 1 pdp1 pdp1 3835317 Mar 3 2004
Al> M-4660_IOU-40_Jun79.pdf -rw-rw-r-- 1 pdp1 pdp1 8160815 Mar 3 2004
Al> I remember having a hell of a time finding a version that had the
Al> correct directory behavior, and now I've forgotten what I had
Al> done to get it to work.
Al> Anyone recognize this?
No, but I just tried it on my 10.5 system where I installed wget
1.11.4. I don't remember how; most likely I built it from source
since I don't like Fink at all. It works as expected: -m is
documented to do the right thing and indeed it does.
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