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Re: [Bug-wget] "Referer" when using spider mode

From: Darshit Shah
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] "Referer" when using spider mode
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:34:04 +0100
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Hi Fernando,

Once again, the answer is quite the same. You could parse the --debug output of
Wget to do this. Though, remember, parsing the debug is not always safe since
we may change it any point.

However, even for this case, I guess, using Wget2 is a better choice for you.


* Fernando Gont <address@hidden> [181127 13:08]:
> Folks,
> I'm using wget in a script to find broken and "moved" links in a web site.
> My problem is that, when parsing the output of "wget --spider", I cannot
> tell which page triggered the retrieval of a URL (i.e., the "referer" of
> such URL) -- so, while I can find that there are broken links, I cannot
> easily tell which page contains the broken link.
> Any clues on how to obtain such info?
> Thanks!
> Fernando
> -- 
> Fernando Gont
> SI6 Networks
> e-mail: address@hidden
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Thanking You,
Darshit Shah
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