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Re: copy/paste URL for a tarball

From: Dan Langille <dan(at)langille(dot)org>
To: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: "PostgreSQL Advocacy" <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: copy/paste URL for a tarball
Date: 2008-12-16 16:36:28
Message-ID: 4D95E540-029A-4A8D-87C9-108277CDA77F@langille.org (view raw or flat)
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On Dec 16, 2008, at 10:52 AM, Dave Page wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 3:40 PM, Dan Langille <dan(at)langille(dot)org>  
> wrote:
>
>> Starting here:
>>
>> http://www.postgresql.org/ftp/source/v8.3.5/
>>
>> How can I easily get this URL (or something similar) into my paste  
>> buffer:
>>
>> ftp://ftp5.us.postgresql.org/pub/PostgreSQL/source/v8.3.5/postgresql-8.3.5.tar.bz2
>>
>> Did I miss something?
>
> Possibly - or maybe I'm misunderstanding the question. On the flag
> list you see having chosen a file to download, right-click the link
> you want to use and copy the URL, eg:
>
> http://wwwmaster.postgresql.org/redir?http%3A%2F%2Fftp2.uk.postgresql.org%2Fsites%2Fftp.postgresql.org%2Fsource%2Fv8.3.5%2Fpostgresql-8.3.5.tar.bz2

Perhaps I'm merely missing the "quotes" around the URL in my wget... :)

>
>
> wget will do the right thing with such a URL, and get the file you
> want, from the mirror you've chosen.
>
>
>
> -- 
> Dave Page
> EnterpriseDB UK:   http://www.enterprisedb.com

-- 
Dan Langille
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