mech-dump man page

mech-dump — Dumps information about a web page


version 1.83


mech-dump [options] [file|url]


--headers              Dump HTTP response headers
--forms                Dump table of forms (default action)
--links                Dump table of links
--images               Dump table of images
--all                  Dump all four of the above, in that order
--text                 Dumps the textual part of the web page
--user=user            Set the username
--password=pass        Set the password
--cookie-file=filename Set the filename to use for persistent cookies
--agent=agent          Specify the UserAgent to pass
                       Specify the alias for the UserAgent to pass.
                       Pick one of:
                           * Windows IE 6
                           * Windows Mozilla
                           * Mac Safari
                           * Mac Mozilla
                           * Linux Mozilla
                           * Linux Konqueror
--absolute             Show URLs as absolute, even if relative in the page
--help                 Show this message

The order of the options specified is relevant. Repeated options get repeated dumps.

Proxy settings are specified through the environment (e.g. "http_proxy=http://proxy.my.place/"). See LWP::UserAgent for details.

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Andy Lester <andy at petdance.com>