Sat Dec 27 17:31:00 GMT 2008
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A new release of wget, 1.11.4-3, is available for cygwin 1.5 users,
replacing 1.11.4-1 and leaving 1.11.3-1 as previous. For those testing
cygwin 1.7, 1.11.4-4 replaces 1.11.4-2.
This is a minor release to fix a packaging bug. See also the package
documentation in /usr/share/doc/wget-1.11.4/.
GNU Wget is a file retrieval utility which can use either the HTTP, HTTPS,
or FTP protocols. Wget features include the ability to work in the
background while you're logged out, recursive retrieval of directories,
file name wildcard matching, remote file timestamp storage and comparison,
use of Rest with FTP servers and Range with HTTP servers to retrieve files
over slow or unstable connections, support for Proxy servers, and
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the
http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your system.
Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up 'wget' from
the 'Web' category.
Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations. This means that you will need to
find a mirror which has this update, please choose the one nearest to you:
If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing list is
the appropriate place.
volunteer cygwin wget maintainer
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