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PHTTPGET(8)		FreeBSD	System Manager's Manual		   PHTTPGET(8)

NAME
     phttpget -- retrieve multiple files via pipelined HTTP

SYNOPSIS
     phttpget server file ...

DESCRIPTION
     The phttpget utility is a minimalist pipelined HTTP client, which is used
     to	retrieve multiple files	from one server, and saves the downloaded
     files in the current working directory, using the last portion of their
     download path as file names.

     By	making several "in flight" HTTP	requests, it can dramatically increase
     performance when a	large number of	small files need to be downloaded.

     The freebsd-update(8) and portsnap(8) tools use phttpget to download
     binary patch files.

ENVIRONMENT
     HTTP_PROXY	      URL of the proxy to use for HTTP requests.

     HTTP_PROXY_AUTH  Authorization parameters for the HTTP proxy.

     HTTP_USER_AGENT  The User-Agent string to use for HTTP requests.  The
		      default is ``phttpget/0.1''.

     HTTP_TIMEOUT     Timeout for HTTP request in seconds.

SEE ALSO
     fetch(1), freebsd-update(8), portsnap(8)

AUTHORS
     The phttpget utility was written by Colin Percival	<cperciva@FreeBSD.org>
     for use with portsnap(8) and later	with freebsd-update(8).	 This manual
     page was written by Xin LI	<delphij@FreeBSD.org>.

FreeBSD	Ports 11.2		January	3, 2015		    FreeBSD Ports 11.2

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