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Re: setup release candidate - please test

On 2017-05-16 09:18, Ian Lambert via cygwin wrote:
>> Does it work if you try user agent combos of {Cygwin-Setup,CygwinSetup}/{2.878-3,2.878}?
> None of these work with wget.
>>> You might also try with no user-agent (wget --user-agent="" apparently)
> This also does not work with wget.
>>> Depending on the results of the tests suggested with wget, I may
>>> consider changing or removing the user-agent reported by cygwin
>>> setup, or providing such an option.
> Except not using the option, this is the only one I found that works here with wget:
> --user-agent="Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/7.0; rv:11.0) like Gecko"
> (Note: proxy_user and proxy_password, as well as  are also being set
> in .wgetrc and .bashrc and https_proxy, http_proxy and ftp_proxy are
> additionally being set in .bashrc)

What about just a plain --user-agent=Mozilla/4.0?
That and null are the only values I have hard wired into scripts where
there were problems.

With your current browser, you can go to
to find out your current headers.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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