scheming wget???

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Sun Dec 18 09:03:35 UTC 2011

On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 02:53:17PM -0800, Dave Stevens wrote:
> I recently used wget to download a part of a web site, ~25 Megs. I
> later (offline) checked the index.html page and found that I had
> mistakenly not included the -k option to rewrite URLs to resolve
> locally. This was just a mistake and in principle I could just redo
> the download. But I thought I'd try to redo the wget, but locally,
> copy the downloaded site to another directory with wget but using -k
> this time. When I do I get an error saying, "no scheme."
> What scheme? the man pages don't as far as I can see, mention
> anything about a scheme. Can someone refer me to more info?

The formal syntax for a URL is, at the highest level:


So, for example, "http" is a scheme.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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