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Re: checklink: patch to add "--omit" option, to ignore certain URLs

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2004 12:48:28 +0300
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1080985708.11565.673.camel@bobcat.mine.nu>

On Sun, 2004-02-08 at 21:05, Michael Ernst wrote:

> checklink.pl lacks the ability to ignore parts of a web hierarchy.
> Ignoring everything under a certain URL can be desirable when it contains a
> large or infinite number of pages.  (As an example of the latter, consider
> dynamically generated pages that link to other dynamically generated
> pages.)  Using the --depth argument is a partial workaround, but sometimes
> I wish to check every link under a hierarchy, without seeing any reports
> for a certain portion of it.
> 
> The below patch adds this functionality via an --omit option to checklink.pl.

Thanks, applied with some modifications, including renaming the new
option to --exclude-docs.  This will appear in the next link checker
release.
Received on Saturday, 3 April 2004 04:49:46 GMT

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