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This script performs WWW crawling or spidering, which means that it will to go a specified URL and crawl through the web site detecting other pages and links. The output of this program is a list of URL's.

The character based WWW browser Lynx is required to run this application and must be installed first.

Cut and paste the following script into a file called "kshspider.ksh" on your system. Or click on kshspider.ksh to download a file containing the function.

#!/bin/ksh
#############################################################
# Program:	kshSpider.sh
#               Copyright 1998
#
# Description:	This program accepts a single URL from the 
#		command line and then crawls or spiders the
#		URL to find all imbedded local links in all
#		child pages.  This program returns a list
#		of local links as standard output.
#
# Author:	Dana French (dfrench@aig.vialink.com)
#		 
#		(405) 936-2342
#
# Date:		07/07/98
#
#############################################################
# Modifications:
#
# 07/07/98	Version: 1.0
#		Original Code
################################################################
syntax()
{
echo ""
echo "No URL was specified"
echo ""
echo "Syntax:
	kshspider.sh [-?][-v] \"http://some.domain.com/index.html\"
		-v Verbose Mode
"
}
################################################################
spider()
{
while read PAGEURL PARENT
do
	if [[ ${VERBOSE} -eq 1 ]]
	then
		echo "crawling: ${PAGEURL}"
		echo "	parent: ${PARENT}"
	else
		echo "${PAGEURL}"
	fi

	VAR_LIST=`${CMD_LYNX} -dump "${PAGEURL}" \
	| grep -i "[0-9]. http:" \
	| sed -e "s/.*http:/http:/g;s/#.*//g" \
	| grep -i "^${URLTOP}" \
	| grep -iv "^${URLTOP}/$" \
	| sort \
	| uniq`

	if [[ "_${VAR_LIST}" != "_" ]]
	then
		if [[ ${VERBOSE} -eq 1 ]]
		then
			echo "${VAR_LIST}" | sed -e "s/^/	child: /g"
		fi
	echo "${VAR_LIST}" | sed -e "s|$|	${PAGEURL}|g" >> ${TMPLIST}
	fi
	echo "${PAGEURL}	${PARENT}" >> ${RUNLIST}
done < ${WORKLIST}
}
################################################################

CMD_LYNX="lynx"
VERBOSE="0"

case "_${1}" in
	"_-?" ) syntax; exit;;
	"_-v" ) VERBOSE="1"; shift;;
esac

PAGEURL="${1}"
if [[ "_${PAGEURL}" = "_" ]]
then
	syntax
	exit
fi

SITE=`echo "${PAGEURL}" | cut -d"/" -f1-3`
TOPDIR=`echo "${PAGEURL}" | sed -e "s|${SITE}||g;s|^/||g;s|/$||g"`

URLTOP="${SITE}/${TOPDIR}"
if [[ "_${TOPDIR}" = "_" ]]
then
	URLTOP="${SITE}"
fi

RUNLIST="/tmp/runlist${$}.tmp"
WORKLIST="/tmp/worklist${$}.tmp"
TMPLIST="/tmp/tmplist${$}.tmp"
NEWLIST="/tmp/newlist${$}.tmp"
RUNTMP="/tmp/runtmp${$}.tmp"
WORKTMP="/tmp/worktmp${$}.tmp"
NEWTMP="/tmp/newtmp${$}.tmp"

rm -f ${RUNLIST}
rm -f ${WORKLIST}
rm -f ${TMPLIST}
rm -f ${NEWLIST}
rm -f ${RUNTMP}
rm -f ${WORKTMP}
rm -f ${NEWTMP}

echo "${URLTOP}" > ${WORKLIST}

LINES=`wc -l < ${WORKLIST}`
while [ ${LINES} -gt 0 ]
do
	spider
	sort ${TMPLIST} | uniq > ${NEWLIST}
	cp ${RUNLIST} ${TMPLIST}
	sort ${TMPLIST} | uniq > ${RUNLIST}

	cut -d"	" -f1 < ${RUNLIST} | sort | uniq > ${RUNTMP}
	cut -d"	" -f1 < ${NEWLIST} | sort | uniq > ${NEWTMP}
	comm -13 ${RUNTMP} ${NEWTMP} > ${WORKTMP}
	rm -f ${WORKLIST}
	touch ${WORKLIST}
	while read LINK
	do
		grep -i "^${LINK}" ${NEWLIST} >> ${WORKLIST}
	done < ${WORKTMP}
	rm -f ${RUNTMP}
	rm -f ${NEWTMP}
	rm -f ${WORKTMP}

	rm -f ${TMPLIST}
	rm -f ${NEWLIST}
	LINES=`wc -l < ${WORKLIST}`
done

rm -f ${RUNLIST}
rm -f ${WORKLIST}
rm -f ${TMPLIST}
rm -f ${NEWLIST}
################################################################

kshWeb Home | ksh Applications, Tools, Utilities | Obtain Korn Shell | Shell News Groups | Publications | Links
Korn Shell Jobs | Tip-O-The-Day | Visitor Supplied Scripts | GuestBook | Registration and Download | MicroEMACS

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FREE On-Line
Korn Shell Books Free E-mail
YourName@ UnixGuru.zzn.com
YourName@ UnixWizard.zzn.com
YourName@ MCSE.zzn.com
... and many others!!!

 

For Information regarding this page, contact Dana French ( dfrench@mtxia.com )