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[Savannah-hackers] submission of glink -

From: pandisv
Subject: [Savannah-hackers] submission of glink -
Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2002 10:29:41 -0400
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A package was submitted to
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Vassilis Pandis <address@hidden> described the package as follows:
License: gpl
Other License: 
Package: glink
System name: glink
Type: 1

glink is a link checker. It will scan HTML pages for links (links are detected 
via the presence of a <a href> tag in the HTML file ) and will attempt to 
follow them in an effort to determine whether they are broken or not. It allows 
webmasters to easily check their pages for bad links which are always annoying 
for web site visitors. glink is intended to be efficient and portable. glink is 
also capable of printing some basic statistics about the links (eg. total links 
counted, valid links, invalid links ). It has been written in C (using the ANSI 
standard and without currently making use of GNU C extensions ) and should run 
on all UNIX systems. It\'s only requirements are a C compiler, a standard C 
library and files to check. Ports to windows will *NOT* officially exist. 
glink will be able to support threaded operation so as to make checking 
thousands of files a simple and fast task. 
glink aims to provide a free, efficient, portable and simple link checker for 

glink does not officially exist yet, but here what\'s ready so far. It\'s close 
to RC1. A few additions are needed (eg. connect when checking if a  hyperlink 
is valid or not ) and some testing, and RC1 will be official.

Other Software Required:
To compile glink a POSIX system with a C compiler and a standard C library is 

Other Comments:
Contact: Vassilis Pandis ( address@hidden )

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