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Downloading using Perl

Downloading using Perl

Downloading using Perl

Hi all,
  I would like to automate downloading of files form the using perl. I can live with entering URL and path for the file to be downloaded from the internet. Any ideas? Is there any Perl modules that I can use?
  Thank you for answering.

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RE: Downloading using Perl

If you are trying to retreive web pages, use LWP.  If you are trying to retreive files from an ftp server, use NET::FTP.

Example of LWP::SIMPLE,
$page = get("http://www.some.server.com/some_page.html";);

It has been a while since I played with NET::FTP. ; I'll leave it for you to check out the docs on CPAN, or someone else may chime in.

Good Luck

 keep the rudder amid ship and beware the odd typo

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