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I've run into this a few times when a site serves a variable file i try to download


Expected file instead I get a file tracajaxcommentsplugin\?old_path\=%2F with content

<!DOCTYPE html
    PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
<html xmlns="" lang="en" ...

This problem is not specific to trac or this pecific file.

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Wrap it with a single quote:

$ wget '' -O

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On XP and the like, wrap the command in a double quote to get the same result. – RobW Dec 1 '11 at 22:54

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