Some of those pre-built utilities look interesting although they don't
seem to solve my immediate problem. However, they should prove useful
in the future.
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 9:40 PM, Nordstrom, Kurt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Edward,
> We're currently using the warc-tools library for WARC creation. It's written in Python, but there are a few pre-built utilities that come with the package that might suit your needs?
> From: Code for Libraries [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Edward M. Corrado [[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 5:30 PM
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> Subject: [CODE4LIB] Web archiving and WARC
> Hello All,
> I need to harvest a few Web sites in order to preserve them. I'd
> really like to preserve them using the WARC file format  since it
> is a standard for digital preservation. I looked at I looked at Web
> Curator Tool (WCT) and Heritrix and they seem to be good at what they
> do but are built to work on a much larger scale then what I'd like to
> do -- and that comes with a cost of increased complexity. Tools like
> wget are simple to use and can easily be scripted to accomplish my
> limited task, except the standard wget and similar tools I am familiar
> with do not support WARC. Also, I haven't been able to find a tool
> that can convert zipped files created with wget to WARC.
> I did find a version of wget with warc support built in  from the
> Archive Team so that may be my solution, but compile software with
> "dirty" written into the name of the zip file is maybe not the best
> longterm solution. Does anyone know of any other simples tool to
> create a WARC file (either from harvesting or converting a wget or
> similar mirror/archive)?
>  http://archiveteam.org/index.php?title=Wget_with_WARC_output