Command Line Scraper?

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wiz561 Offline
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Question  Command Line Scraper?
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Hi!

I've downloaded and seen somewhere a command line scraper. I believe it was written in perl, but it was orientated for plex and not xbmc.

I need a command line scraper for Linux that will download info from imdb, tvrage, etc., and put them in a nfo file. It sounds like there's others interested in this, so I'll post it here when it's finally done.

It would be of tremendous help if somebody can post the link to the perl script that does the above. I know it's somewhere...I just can't remember where I found it.


thanks
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wiz561 Offline
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Post: #2
Ah, finally found it. I think I'm going to try to base it off here...

http://bubba.org/wiki/index.php?title=AT...ion_Script
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Post: #3
You might also want to have a look at the code of this project too to see if you can port anything from it:
http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=50055
http://sourceforge.net/projects/scraperxml/

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andacin Offline
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Question  CLI (Command Line Interface) Scraper?
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I know this is probably asking a lot, but I figured I'd ask anyway:

Is there any kind of manager/scraper that runs from the command line? Ideally something that I can point to my movies and/or tv folders and create a scheduled task to run once a day to update any newly added movies with fanart/poster/nfo so that I don't have to run a GUI scraper daily?

If not, do any of the GUI based manager support automated tasks like this?
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spiff Offline
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Post: #5
gamester links you the library you need to realize such a thing in the very post before yours.

cause you are planning on doing it yourself no, after all you are posting in the dev forum!
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waldo22 Offline
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Post: #6
Developers get grumpy when you post feature requests in the developer forum.

Nod
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andacin Offline
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spiff Wrote:gamester links you the library you need to realize such a thing in the very post before yours.

cause you are planning on doing it yourself no, after all you are posting in the dev forum!



My thread was merged to this one shortly after I posted it in another forum, therefore I had no idea of the existence of the post you are referring to.
(This post was last modified: 2009-06-14 18:50 by andacin.)
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andacin Offline
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waldo22 Wrote:Developers get grumpy when you post feature requests in the developer forum.

Nod
As above, I posted in the General forum and it was moved here.
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zag Offline
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Post: #9
The scraperxml source has a command line program in it for all scrapers, works really well.
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