[Libreoffice] [PATCH] Show progress bars when downloading external dependencies

Norbert Thiebaud nthiebaud at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 16:57:19 PDT 2011

On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 6:36 PM, Luke Symes <allsymes at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> When I was running "make fetch", I found myself wanting to know the progress
> of the downloads, as my internet is by no means instantaneous. So, I found
> how to make wget display a nice progress bar. Could this be added to master?


The reason wget does not show the progress bar unless you force it to,
is because the output, here,  is piped to a file.
presenting progress bar and putting the output in a file make for a
big and ugly log file.
At the very least you don't want --progress=bar:force but --progress=dot:mega


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