[Chicago-talk] Simulating "Save Link As" in Perl
vjcang at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 02:14:26 PDT 2011
Apologies. Please ignore this mail.
I did a mistake in my testing. It works.
On 14 September 2011 04:50, Vijay Kumar <vjcang at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I access below $binaryfile_url (some url pointing to a binary file)
> from a web browser, I get HTTP Error 404.
> However, I can save the binary file to my hard disk by right clicking the
> url and selectung 'Save Link As'.
> Now, when I try this with LWP::Simple
> my $status=getstore($binaryfile_url, $download_file_fullpath);
> it fails with the same 404 error.
> I want to simulate the 'Save Link As' behavior of the web browser to
> download it programmatically from Perl. Any ideas?
> Thanks a lot
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