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Recursively downloads Web pages

Sirobot is a Perl script that downloads Web pages recursively. The main advantage over wget is its ability to get them concurrently, and is able to continue aborted downloads and convert absolute links to relative ones. It uses curses, can do HTTPS, and has a pattern-matching filter to prevent you from downloading the whole Internet.


version 1.2.0 (stable)
released on 22 May 2004


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Janet Casey

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9 April 2003

Leaders and contributors

Achim Settelmeier Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,

Software prerequisites

Required to usePerl 5 or later
Required to useLWP
Required to useURI
Required to useDigest_MD5
Weak prerequisiteSSL library (needed for https support)
Weak prerequisitecurses

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 15 January 2017.


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