Re: capturing octet streams - unknown MIME types
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2004 13:31:48 +0200 (CEST)
On Sun, 4 Jul 2004, Upuaut wrote:
> Using wget, I attempted to capture files, but was unsuccessful.. the server
> returns a page saying the file has moved (302) and serves a generic
> barebones page. I'm guessing this is becuase wget can't capture octet
> streams and/or unknown mime types (or I don't know how to make it do so)
I think you're wrong. wget is a highly capable tool and "octet streams" are
just a name for byte-oriented data.
I think you get the problems because the server requires cookies or something.
> I looked around and found that curl could do that.
curl can too, yes.
> My question is: how?
Give it a URL and it'll transfer it. Try the manual.
> And would I be able to do the same with wget?
You mean transferring a file over HTTP? Most often wget can do it too, yes.
-- Daniel Stenberg -- http://curl.haxx.se -- http://daniel.haxx.se Dedicated custom curl help for hire: http://haxx.se/curl.htmlReceived on 2004-07-05