Poor man’s wget

The command wget is useful, but unfortunately doesn’t come preinstalled with Mac. Yeah, you can install it of course, but if you’re doing it from source, the process has a few steps to satisfy all the dependencies; start by configure make‘ing the wget source and work your was backwards until ./configure runs for your wget source without hiccups.

This is how to get a poor mans wget, or simply realize that you can use curl -O, unless you’re getting content via https.

alias wget="curl -O"

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