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Call URL via command line and save output every minute ?!

Call URL via command line and save output every minute ?!

Call URL via command line and save output every minute ?!

(OP)
Hi folks,

someone I know created some kind of "riddle".

There's a URL (http://something.com/something.php) that's supposed to display the solution for a period of 1 Minute every day. The excact time of day is unknown and changes every day.

Now my idea was the following:

Is it possible (Without graphical display) to somehow call this URL automatically via command line every minute and save the output somewhere ?

Regards,
Thomas

RE: Call URL via command line and save output every minute ?!

Hi

CODE --> crontab

* * * * * wget -O "/tmp/something-$( date +'%F_%T' ).html" "http://something.com/something.php" 

Feherke.
feherke.github.io

RE: Call URL via command line and save output every minute ?!

Feherke, the percent sign (%) is very special in a crontab ...

RE: Call URL via command line and save output every minute ?!

Hi

Quote (PHV)

Feherke, the percent sign (%) is very special in a crontab ...
Yepp. Very special for me too : there may be a decade since I struggle to remember it. Thank you, PHV.
( BTW, the code I posted was tested with dcron ( Dillon's Cron ) 4.5. )

Feherke.
feherke.github.io

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