[BL] broken windows needs replacing
davidjmoberg at lycos.com
Mon Apr 18 21:28:19 EDT 2005
----- Original Message -----
From: "sindi keesan" <keesan at sdf.lonestar.org>
> >> The -O is to interrupt broken downloads and the - downloads to stdin?
> >> From the wget man page:
> > -O file
> > --output-document=file
> > The documents will not be written to the appropriate files, but all
> > will be concatenated together and written to file. If file already
> > exists, it will be overwritten. If the file is -, the documents
> > will be written to standard output. Including this option automat-
> > ically sets the number of tries to 1.
> The above seems to write to standard output, not play the file.
That's why you pipe it to mpg123, which plays it from stdin.
> mpg123 http://......../filename.mp3 worked (except for connection speed).
You can forget about wget then...
> Is there some easy way to find the links without downloading the
> .m3u or .pls file?
If the link is only in the file then you'll have tough luck, unless
you download it.
> SW7.1 mp3.tgz contains version 0.59r (the one you are warned not to
> use). The site provides 0.59q for rpm and probably this is more
> secure. I hope the security problem pertains mainly to people with
> broadband and/or servers.
There is little to worry about. You can be absolutely safe by running
a chroot environment if you're paranoid.
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