Forrest logo
back to the cotton tool


cotton: Disable certificate verification (insecure mode).
$ cotton -u ${base_url} -i ${filename}.md
try on your machine

This command is likely executed in a command line interface or a script. Let me break it down for you:

  • cotton: This is most likely the name of a command or script that is being run.
  • -u: This is an option or flag used by the cotton command/script.
  • ${base_url}: This is a reference or variable that represents the base URL. The actual value of this variable can be determined by the context in which the command is being used. It could be the URL of a website or any other web resource.
  • -i: This is another option or flag used by the cotton command/script.
  • ${filename}.md: Similar to ${base_url}, this is a variable representing the filename. The .md extension suggests that it represents a Markdown file, which is a lightweight markup language used for formatting and structuring text documents.

Overall, it seems like the cotton command/script is being used with the -u option and the -i option, and it requires values for the base_url and filename. The purpose and behavior of the cotton command/script itself cannot be determined without further context.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
back to the cotton tool