Carlos Diaz wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Has anyone ever tried to do something like this?  I'm trying to log in
> to a url and get a listing of all the files on that url.  For example,
> with wget I can fetch the files this way:
>
> wget http://username:password / 172.16.1.1/logs/somelog.log
>
> this would get the individual file and download it to my local machine.
> However, I'm trying to automate this script to go out and look at the
> contents of this directory and do something for each file in there.  For
> example, I want to do something like this:
>
> Dir.foreach("http://username:password / 172.16.1.1/logs") {|x| <do some
> logic here>}
>
> However, I'm not sure if there is a simple way to do something like this
> in Ruby.  Anyone encountered this before?
>


Niklas Frykholm may have tussled with this problem:

http://raa.ruby-lang.org/project/webfetcher/

=> http://www.acc.umu.se/~r2d2/programming/ruby/webfetcher/

Worth a look, for ideas ?


daz