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Re: [opensuse] Determine modification time of remote (http) file
  • From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2009 06:47:30 -0800
  • Message-id: <200901180647.30656.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday January 18 2009, Jeffrey L. Taylor wrote:
Is there way to determine the last modification time of a file via
HTTP? Specifically, I'd like to not download or parse a very large
RSS file (300+ items) if it hasn't changed.

Wget has an option specifically to handle this: "-N"


Randall Schulz
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