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Re: lynx-dev is it possible to see what lynx sends to the server?

From: Gennady Stupakov
Subject: Re: lynx-dev is it possible to see what lynx sends to the server?
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2001 14:32:05 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)

This is exactly what I was looking for!

Thanks for the reply.


On Fri, 16 Mar 2001 address@hidden wrote:

> In a recent note, Gennady Stupakov said:
> > Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2001 13:47:50 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)
> >
> > I am trying to automate navigation through some of web sites using a perl
> > script and the cURL program. I often encounter problems trying to figure
> > out what requests I need to send to the sever to get to the next page. Is
> > it a possibile to sniff what a browser should send to the server using
> > lynx? I would like to have an option to log all the requests that lynx
> > sends (generally, for secure connection) in order to decipher
> > the conversation of the browser and then imitate it in my scripts.
> > I am wondering if this option is available, and if not, where in the
> > source code the request is stored so that I could print it out after
> > a (hopefully) simple modification of the source code?
> >
> Start Lynx with the "-trace" option (or press ^T after starting Lynx).
> It will log more stuff than you ever wanted to "~/Lynx.trace".
> I, too, have found this useful for designing special-purpose scripts.
> -- gil

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