Log all messages to
logfile. The messages are normally reported
to standard error.
logfile. This is the same as ‘
-o’, only it appends
logfile instead of overwriting the old log file. If
logfile does not exist, a new file is created.
Turn on debug output, meaning various information important to the
developers of Wget if it does not work properly. Your system
administrator may have chosen to compile Wget without debug support, in
which case ‘
-d’ will not work. Please note that compiling with
debug support is always safe—Wget compiled with the debug support will
not print any debug info unless requested with ‘
See Reporting Bugs, for more information on how to use ‘
sending bug reports.
Turn off Wget’s output.
Turn on verbose output, with all the available data. The default output is verbose.
Turn off verbose without being completely quiet (use ‘
that), which means that error messages and basic information still get
Output bandwidth as
type. The only accepted value is ‘
Read URLs from a local or external
file. If ‘
file, URLs are read from the standard input.
./-’ to read from a file literally named ‘
If this function is used, no URLs need be present on the command
line. If there are URLs both on the command line and in an input
file, those on the command lines will be the first ones to be
retrieved. If ‘
--force-html’ is not specified, then
should consist of a series of URLs, one per line.
However, if you specify ‘
--force-html’, the document will be
regarded as ‘
html’. In that case you may have problems with
relative links, which you can solve either by adding
<base href="url"> to the documents or by specifying
--base=url’ on the command line.
file is an external one, the document will be automatically
treated as ‘
html’ if the Content-Type matches ‘
file’s location will be implicitly used as base
href if none was specified.
Downloads files covered in local Metalink
file. Metalink version 3
and 4 are supported.
Keeps downloaded Metalink’s files with a bad hash. It appends .badhash to the name of Metalink’s files which have a checksum mismatch, except without overwriting existing files.
Issues HTTP HEAD request instead of GET and extracts Metalink metadata
from response headers. Then it switches to Metalink download.
If no valid Metalink metadata is found, it falls back to ordinary HTTP download.
Content-Type: application/metalink4+xml’ files download/processing.
Set the Metalink ‘
application/metalink4+xml’ metaurl ordinal
NUMBER. From 1 to the total number of “application/metalink4+xml”
available. Specify 0 or ‘
inf’ to choose the first good one.
Metaurls, such as those from a ‘
--metalink-over-http’, may have
been sorted by priority key’s value; keep this in mind to choose the
Set preferred location for Metalink resources. This has effect if multiple resources with same priority are available.
When input is read from a file, force it to be treated as an HTML
file. This enables you to retrieve relative links from existing
HTML files on your local disk, by adding
<base href="url"> to HTML, or using the ‘
Resolves relative links using
URL as the point of reference,
when reading links from an HTML file specified via the
--input-file’ option (together with
--force-html’, or when the input file was fetched remotely from
a server describing it as HTML). This is equivalent to the
presence of a
BASE tag in the HTML input file, with
URL as the value for the
Specify the location of a startup file you wish to use instead of the default one(s). Use –no-config to disable reading of config files. If both –config and –no-config are given, –no-config is ignored.
Logs all URL rejections to
logfile as comma separated values. The values
include the reason of rejection, the URL and the parent URL it was found in.