[Slackbuilds-users] Automating access to the repo

Duane d.dohrman at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 03:31:29 UTC 2008

Thanks for the advice. The strategy I was planning on using was to parse 
the Changelog file on the ftp server, and get the pathnames from that.

Sorry for the delayed reply; I have been getting hammered with 
assignments at school.


Robby Workman wrote:
> Duane wrote:
>> It would include something like that, sure, but I wanted to automate my 
>> wget requests for particular packages so I didn't have to click through 
>> the website all the time. I can always make the script wait for a 
>> specified interval before querying the server.
> That's even easier then :)
> wget http://slackbuilds.org/ports/<version>/<app>.tar.gz
> For example:  http://slackbuilds.org/ports/12.0/chemtool.tar.gz
> -RW
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