[ic] Grabbing a web page content using LWP::Simple
Stefan Hornburg Racke
22 Mar 2001 08:43:23 +0100
"Jimmy Eaton" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I need to grab the contents of a web page. I have tried using the below
> [perl Global=1 subs=1]
> use LWP::Simple
> my $return=LWP::Simple::get('http::/www.somesite.com/index.html')
> return $return
> No matter what library I use and the arguments to the perl call. I can not
> get it to return the page. It will send the request but will hang up trying
> to read from the socket.
> I have tried setting it up as a Global Sub, as a usertag and plain perl
> using Use Socket. The code will work fine outside of minivend but will
> always hang when it comes to reading from the socket. It will write to the
> socket but can not read from it.
> How can one read in the contents of a web page?
Please look at the get_url usertag.
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