pmx-wfetch - Simple HTTP download client
pmx-wfetch <http-url> pmx-wfetch <http-url> <local-file> pmx-wfetch <http-url> -
pmx-wfetch program is a small HTTP download client
lwp-download. The HTTP URL is the
mandatory first argument. The second argument specifies the destination
file name and is optional. If the destination file argument is missing
it will default to the part of the URL after the last ``/''. A destination
file argument of ``-'' will print the downloaded file to stdout.
If the download fails, the program will print some noise on stderr and terminate with a non-zero exit status.
pmx-wfetch program supports communication via an HTTP proxy
server. This is controlled by setting the following environment
http://user:pass@proxyhost:portwill be recognized and used for proxy server authentication.
Only HTTP URLs are supported.
Only HTTP Basic Authentication is supported.
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