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scot (6695)

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Tuesday January 02, 2007
01:27 PM

Simple automated file retriever

[ #32046 ]

I whipped this together to grab web pages on a daily basis:

use strict;
use LWP::Simple;
use Time::localtime;
use File::Basename;

open (DATA, "urllist.txt") || die "File open failure!";
while (my $downloadurl = <DATA>){
        (my $name, my $path, my $suffix) = fileparse($downloadurl);
        my $finurl = $downloadurl;
                print $finurl."\n";
        my $lt = localtime();
        my $now_string = $lt->mon." ".$lt->mday;

        my $savefilename = $now_string.$name.$suffix;
                print $savefilename;
                print "\n";
        my $status = getstore($finurl,$savefilename);
                print $status."\n"

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