How do I find a file on http://url_path/filename

Chris Pressey cpressey@REDACTED
Wed Apr 9 03:46:09 CEST 2003

On Tue, 8 Apr 2003 20:47:31 -0400 (EDT)
HP Wei <hp@REDACTED> wrote:

> I am a bit lost in the huge amount of docs.
> (It will get better when I am exposed to it for a while.)
> For now,
> Please tell me where I could find the module for doing:
> (1) check if a file exists on http://url_path/filename?
> (2) retrieve that file to a local disk.
> thanks,
> HP

Is this something like what you're looking for?

1> http:request_sync(get,{"",[]}).
  {'Date',"Wed, 09 Apr 2003 01:43:27 GMT"},
  {'Server',"Apache/1.3.9 (Unix)"}],
2.0//EN\">\n<HTML><HEAD>\n<TITLE>404 Not
Found</TITLE>\n</HEAD><BODY>\n<H1>Not Found</H1>\nThe requested URL /foo
was not found on this server.<P>\n<HR>\n<ADDRESS>Apache/1.3.9 Server at
<A HREF=\"mailto:webmaster@REDACTED\"></A> Port

It doesn't look like the http client module is documented yet.


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