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Re: lynx-dev Error: Missing Format Variable

From: Vlad Harchev
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Error: Missing Format Variable
Date: Sat, 2 Sep 2000 19:16:29 +0500 (SAMST)

On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Raju wrote:


 Wget is better for this. If you have to use lynx, you should use -source
instead of -dump AFAIK.

> Hi,
> I am using Lynx 2.8 in RedHat on Intel platform.
> I am trying to download a certain .CSV file from the web using command
> line options such as -dump. I am using the full URL as required to
> download the same .CSV file.
> If I use the same URL from within a GUI based browser I get the
> opportunity to save the file properly. However I would like to save the
> octet stream from command line into a file. If I try
> lynx -accept_all_cookies -dump http://<some url> whose result will be an
> octet stream.
> How can I do this in LYNX in a shell script without any user intervention
> such as specifying a download file name or whether to download or not
> etc.. ?
> Any suggestions would of great help.
> Thanks,
> Raj

 Best regards,

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