Distlinks checks URL links in various file types and directory tree of files.
An SQLite database holds previous check results to avoid re-checking in
multiple program runs. Various URL forms and free-form text are recognised.
It's a bit rough yet, but is good for checking whole trees of files or a
software distribution such as a
.tar.gz. See the
online man page (7k, html) for more.
Distlinks is free software (free as in freedom), published under the terms of the GNU General Public License (v3 or higher).
Download version 9 source here or from CPAN, or a Debian package here or from my repo.
distlinks-9.tar.gz(42k, and sig)
distlinks_9-0.1_all.deb(22k, and sig)
The sig files are Gnu PG ascii armoured
signatures generated from my key. There's a
SIGNATURE file inside the
Makefile.PL has the dependencies (a
slightly long list, on the principle "why can't someone else do it"). The key
ones are Perl 5.10 or up, DBI
with SQLite, and
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