Re: [hackers] [surf] Simplify DOWNLOAD macro || Quentin Rameau

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Date: Wed, 10 May 2017 21:51:11 +0200


I chime in again:

I think it's definitely the right thing to make it interactive, rather than

I found it very beneficial to go a step further: rather than just asking for
confirmation with `read`, I drop the user in a shell, after the download is
complete. They see what file was downloaded, a `pwd` gives them even more
context and they can right away do whatever they intended with the downloaded

Here is what I found in my config:

        #define DOWNLOAD(d) { \
               .v = (char *[]){ "/bin/sh", "-c", \
               "st -e sh -c \"wget " \
               "--user-agent '$1' " \
               "--no-check-certificate --load-cookies ~/.surf/cookies.txt '$0'; " \
               "pwd; exec ${SHELL}\"", d, useragent, NULL } }
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