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

Luke Symes allsymes at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 17:12:47 PDT 2011

On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 11:57 AM, Norbert Thiebaud <nthiebaud at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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

Sigh, so we can't have our cake and eat it too... I really appreciate having
feedback for downloads. However, the log file doesn't need it, only the
user. Do you think --progress=dot:mega is acceptable for log file niceness?
There would still be the chatter with the server coming through due to
having to remove the "-nv" (non-verbose) switch.

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