wget problem

Wulfy wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk
Mon Jan 21 02:02:19 GMT 2008

Lou Katz wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 20, 2008 at 08:15:25AM +0000, Wulfy wrote:
>> <sigh>  I don't know what I'm doing wrong, but I can't get wget to get
>> more than the top layer of the site.  The archive.org site just brings
>> in index.html (and robots.txt).  I tried it on another site and it
>> brought in the two versions of the main page (dialup and high speed) but
>> the menu links weren't followed.  I tried -l5 and -15 and got the same
>> download.
>> Any idea why the -r isn't recursing?
> Have you used the underdocumented option to ignore robots.txt?
> put
>     robots = off
> in your .wgetrc, or use
>     -erobots=off
> on the command line.

It turns out the problem was with robots.txt.  I'll try your solution.  
Thanks, Lou!



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