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Re: Keeping a local copy of a file up-to-date

by Jim (Curate)
on Sep 04, 2011 at 18:36 UTC ( #924109=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Keeping a local copy of a file up-to-date

Consider using the simple, procedural module LWP::Simple and its mirror() function. It will allow you to download a replacement copy of the flat file database table (the ASCII text file) only when it has changed since the last time your Perl script downloaded it.


Comment on Re: Keeping a local copy of a file up-to-date
Re^2: Keeping a local copy of a file up-to-date
by bontchev (Sexton) on Sep 04, 2011 at 19:44 UTC
    This seems to do the job, thanks!

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