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PRs for manpage 'fetch(1)'

This is an experimental report containing PRs for manpage 'fetch(1)' as of Thu Apr 17 07:36:56 2014 UTC. See notes.

PRs for manpage 'fetch(1)':
o2013/03/06bin/176697incorrect fetch(1) exit codes with -s option versus ftp proxy use
o2011/06/01bin/157499fetch(1) confused me with its error message
o2009/02/05bin/131427[patch] Add to fetch(1) an ability to limit a number of auto-retries
s2007/12/31bin/119196desfetch(1): [request] parallel download from multiple servers by fetch
o2005/11/22bin/89403fetch(1) doesn't honour authentication credentials when going through a proxy
o2005/01/12bin/76134fetch(1) doesn't like 401 errors with -A
s2003/03/06bin/48962des[patch] modify fetch(1) to allow bandwidth limiting
o2002/09/24bin/43337des[patch] fetch(1) -s fails if -4 or possibly other options given; inappropraite exit code if file does not exist on server
o2001/04/23bin/26803fetch(1) Fix fetch to allow FTP puts in '-o' & allow '@' sign in URL
9 problems total.


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