[Pkg-phototools-devel] Bug#657173: URL returned error: 404... but say what the error was

jidanni at jidanni.org jidanni at jidanni.org
Tue Jan 24 16:27:37 UTC 2012

Package: feh
Version: 2.2-1
Severity: wishlist

Why don't you tell the user what the error message was?!

Some 404s are different than others!

$ feh http://example.com/
feh WARNING: open url: The requested URL returned error: 404
feh - No loadable images specified.
Use feh --help for detailed usage information
$ lynx http://example.com/
Alert!: HTTP/1.0 404 WWWOFFLE Will Get
$ HEAD http://example.com/
404 WWWOFFLE Will Get
Connection: close
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:22:38 GMT
Server: WWWOFFLE/2.9f

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