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Old 08-15-2017, 06:54 PM   #1
learning01
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Question Output match to a file using wget within a script


Hi,

I have a script that scraps a webpage for the match and then is suppose to output to a file.

When I execute it from shell - it works fine however when it is executed from within the script - it is blank...

Code:
userabc@virtual-machine:~/scrap$ cat test.sh

filename="$1"
url="http://www.some-web-address.com/info-"

while read -r line
do
name="$line"
    echo "Name read from file - $name"
        echo "URL: $url$name"
        wget -qO- $url$name | hxnormalize -x | hxselect "ul" | lynx -stdin -dump -nolist | awk 'c-->0;/MATCHINGSTRING/{c=2}'
done < "$filename"

whereas if I execute the wget from shell it works fine:
wget -qO- http://www.some-web-address/info-name | hxnormalize -x | hxselect "ul" | lynx -stdin -dump -nolist | awk 'c-->0;/MATCHINGSTRING/{c=2}' >> output.txt


I would really appreciate if someone could help me out here - been going at this since few hours now...

Thanks!
 
Old 08-15-2017, 07:10 PM   #2
learning01
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got it

was missing / at end of url after the variables
 
  


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