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Recommended update for wget


(Last modified: 25MAY2005)

solutions Recommended update for wget SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1e56e1c96175ac4325b743936e9ecab5)

Applies to

Package: wget
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-10115
Release: 20050525
Obsoletes: none


Users having any kind of problems with wget should upgrade.



Problem description

This release bumps the wget version back to the upstream release 1.9.1 which
unfortunately has no LFS support, so there's a file size limit of 2GB. It also
fixes the many bugreports there were against wget, since the LFS version we
were using were quite buggy.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh wget.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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