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Update man page info on --metalink and typo.

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commit 7b5c411f5cd3c11286e27ee8aa026da5a31df154 1 parent 7f9f94a
antbryan authored July 23, 2012 bagder committed July 27, 2012

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  1. 10  docs/curl.1
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@@ -833,11 +833,11 @@ option to -1 to make it limitless.
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 If this option is used several times, the last one will be used.
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 .IP "--metalink"
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-If curl is built against the libmetalink library then this option can
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-tell curl to parse and process a given URI as Metalink file (both
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+This option can tell curl to parse and process a given URI as Metalink file (both
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 version 3 and 4 (RFC 5854) are supported) and make use of the mirrors
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 listed within for failover if there are errors (such as the file or
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-server not being available). The Metalink file itself is downloaded
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+server not being available). It will also verify the hashe of the file
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+after the download completes. The Metalink file itself is downloaded
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 and processed in memory and not stored in the local file system.
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 Example to use a remote Metalink file:
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 Metalink parser and if the headers are included in the file described
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 in Metalink file, hash check will fail.
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-(Added in 7.27.0)
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+(Added in 7.27.0, if built against the libmetalink library.)
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 .IP "-n, --netrc"
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 Makes curl scan the \fI.netrc\fP (\fI_netrc\fP on Windows) file in the user's
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 home directory for login name and password. This is typically used for FTP on
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 also \fI--retry-max-time\fP to limit the total time allowed for
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 retries. (Added in 7.12.3)
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-If this option is used multiple times, the last occurrence decide the amount.
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+If this option is used multiple times, the last occurrence determines the amount.
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 .IP "--retry-delay <seconds>"
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 Make curl sleep this amount of time before each retry when a transfer has
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 failed with a transient error (it changes the default backoff time algorithm

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