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Re: lynx-dev scripting lynx

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev scripting lynx
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 18:37:10 -0400

On Sat, Oct 28, 2000 at 02:02:06PM -0500, Fiber McGee wrote:
> The message below from Daniel Fisher
> <address@hidden> was forwarded by
> the list moderator.
> >Is it possible to script lynx to perform a series of commands?

2.8.4dev.x does this

                    log keystroke commands to the given file
                    read keystroke commands from the given file (see -cmd_log)
> >
> >I am writing a script that monitors a web service.
> >I need something that can login and then request a couple of pages.
> >The web site uses session cookies so it has to be done all at one time.
> >
> >Currently I'm doing this to login & it works fine...
> >
> >(echo 'username=user&password=pass'; echo '---') |
> >lynx -accept_all_cookies -post_data
> >
> >Now I just need to be able to move around in the web site.
> >Thanks in advance for any help,
> >
> >--
> >Daniel Fisher
> >Web Application Research & Development, Virginia Tech
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