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by tlm (Prior)
on May 31, 2005 at 06:44 UTC ( #461946=perlmeditation: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    sub update {
      my ( $url, $dir ) = @_;
      my @possible_suffixes = qw( .gz .bz2 );
      my $basename = extract_basename( $url, @possible_suffixes );
      my $local_file = "$dir/$basename";
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      return if -e $local_file and not is_newer( $url, $local_file );
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      my $temp_file = download( $url, TEMP_DIR ) or die "download of $url 
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      if ( -e $local_file ) {
        my $new_name = rename_file( $local_file, suffix( time ) );
        compress( $new_name );
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      move_file( $temp_file, $local_file );
      maybe_uncompress( $local_file );
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      return 1;

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