Re: scripting lynx
On Wed, 1 Aug 2001 00:33, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 12:17:20AM +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
> > I want to script lynx to post data to a web site and save the results.
> > I am using the --post_data option but have been unable to find
> > documentation on the format of data expected on standard input.
> > I have been trying the following:
> > Hour="0_6"
> > Day="2001-08-01"
> > Getlist=List
> > ---
> > Where I want to simulate a click on the button named "Getlist" and put
> > the quoted values in the "Hour" and "Day" variables.
> try without the quotes:
> cat <<__EOF__ | lynx -dump -post_data .......
> alternatively, use POST from libwww-perl (LWP).
> cat <<__EOF__ | POST -s -d $URL
I tried both of them with no difference.
> or use the LWP modules to make yourself a web-bot.
I may have to do that. Thanks for the suggestions.
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