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Re: need help on downloading xml file

From: Jerome Yanga <>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2018 11:07:27 -0700


The XML file name in the URL provided changes from time to time as well as
the hash prefixing it. Please see the URL below for the XML file for today.

As Dod had suggested, I need to parse the page for the XML file URL
(Thanks, Dod). This was my plan B. Please see the one liner below.

curl -sS
--insecure | grep downloadretry | awk '{print $17}' | cut -f2 -d'"'

I was hoping that there is an argument in curl that I can use so that I do
not have to parse the page. (...still hoping) :)


On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 10:41 AM, Norton, Mike <>

> > I have been trying to download the xml file from the site below.
> >
> Notice near the beginning of the page, "If your download does not start
> after 30 seconds, click here to download manually." Curl downloads that
> link for me with no problem, didn't need any command-line arguments or
> anything. You'll need to be more specific about what exactly the problem is
> that you're having.
> -mn
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Received on 2018-06-07