Problem with wget

Clark Sims
Wed Mar 8 05:25:00 GMT 2000


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
>> It works fine under Linux, but when I use the wget for Cygnus/NT that I downloaded at
>> I get an error message:
>> --08:44:51--
>>    =>
>> 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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