wget on OS X Lion
I guess wget needs no further introduction… Too bad its not included on OS X… so here are a few steps in getting it on an OS X Lion…
- Download the source code of the latest version of wget from
- Once downloaded, extract it.. here i downloaded the bzip archive
tar -jxvf wget-1.13.4.tar.bz2
- Enter the extracted folder and configure… here we tell wget to configure with openssl instead of the default gnutls which breaks upon configuration
sudo make install
and now we have wget on OS X Lion
wisu-mbp:wget-1.13.4 wisu$ wget -V
GNU Wget 1.13.4 built on darwin11.3.0.
+digest +https +ipv6 -iri +large-file -nls +ntlm +opie +ssl/openssl
Compile: gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DSYSTEM_WGETRC=”/usr/local/etc/wgetrc”
-DLOCALEDIR=”/usr/local/share/locale” -I. -I../lib -I../lib -O2
Link: gcc -O2 -Wall -liconv -lssl -lcrypto -lz -ldl -lz ftp-opie.o openssl.o
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Originally written by Hrvoje Niksic
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