Using conditional GET or wget timestamping for the catalog files

Peter Bonivart bonivart at
Mon Oct 28 16:21:07 CET 2013

On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 1:40 PM, Dagobert Michelsen <dam at> wrote:
> Probably, timestamping is a pretty basic feature based on HTTP header.

>From the man page of wget:

           For this reason, -N (for timestamp-checking) is not
supported in combination with -O: since file is
           always newly created, it will always have a very new
timestamp. A warning will be issued if this
           combination is used.

Option -O is used all over unfortunately.

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