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Re: Is this bash-doable job?

From: Sebastian Kapfer
Subject: Re: Is this bash-doable job?
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 20:19:19 +0200

On Do, 2009-06-18 at 16:14 -0700, Jindan Zhou wrote:
> I am a bash beginner, just started to build a script that does:
> 1. Check if a BBS type site has any new posts, the new thread URL pattern is
> http://www.example.com/bbsviewer.php?trd_id=123456
> 2. If 1 is true, go into that URL, find a file link of the pattern
> http://www.example.com/upload_music/4153216.mp3
> 3. If the link in 2 exist, download it to a directory.

Actually, this has very little to do with bash.  bash is a UNIX shell
and provides the glue between other tools.  In your case, the tool is
probably something like GNU wget, which can be driven from bash.

> Can someone kindly point me to a direction to accomplish this? Is there
> better way to do, like PHP?

PHP is best known for server-side web programming, and I don't think it
would be better suited for your problem than any other programming

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