[smokeping-users] curl and websites

Peter Kristolaitis alter3d at alter3d.ca
Tue Dec 4 14:04:24 CET 2007

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Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 03, 2007 at 11:19:41PM +0000,
>  MKS <rekordmeister at gmail.com> wrote 
>  a message of 45 lines which said:
>> As far as I can see the curl probe only monitors a single target (e.g.
>> index.html) but I would like to monitor the total website loading time
>> including images etc.
> I do not think there is a ready-made solution (it is more complicated
> than it appears: because of things like the <object> element or HTTP
> content negociation, the total size depends on the client).
> I developed a program to do it, but it is no longer maintained and
> quite incomplete:
> http://delambre.sourceforge.net/
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I don't think there currently exists a SmokePing probe for it, but wget
can do what you want:

wget -r -l 1 http://www.url.com

It seems to work for <object> tags and the like.  Of course, someone
would have to write the module for it. :)

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