Problem with wget

Clark Sims clarksimsgnu@my-Deja.com
Wed Mar 8 05:25:00 GMT 2000


 
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On Tue, 7 Mar 2000 15:29:23    Ian Miller wrote:
>On Tue, Mar 07, 2000 at 06:40:55AM -0800,  Clark Sims  screived:
>> wget version 1.5.3
>> 
>> I am running wget on Linux and NT. I am using the syntax:
>> wget ftp://ftp.cme.com/pub/bulletin/bt000306.zip
>> 
>> It works fine under Linux, but when I use the wget for Cygnus/NT that I downloaded at ftp://ftp.xraylith.wisc.edu/pub/khan/gnu-win32/cygwin/ports/
>> I get an error message:
>> --08:44:51-- ftp://ftp.cme.com:21/pub/bulletin/bt000306.zip
>>    => bt000306.zip
>> wget: Cannot determine user-id
>> 
>> I have tried setting various options like --http-user, --proxy-user, --http-passwd, --proxy-passwd, and none of them seem to work.
>> 
>> Does anybody know how to get this command to work under Cygnus?
>
>Erm... I *think* you might have to SET USER=someone in AUTOEXEC.BAT
>or alternatively, the equivalent in your shell startup file:-
>
>e.g. tcsh
>	setenv USER fred
>

This is not the problem something else is going on. 

If anybody else could provide some suggestions I would be very greatful.

Thanks in Advance,

Clark Sims


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