How to mirror a static copy of the opensource.org website
I currently maintain the italian mirror of the Open Source Initiative web site, and today I realized that the script I wrote some months ago wasn’t doing its job well.. because the CSS files weren’t downloaded at all, causing a rather unpleasant rendering of the site.
To mirror opensource org I’m currently using the plain’ol GNU Wget -r—mirror and so on. While the good’ol wget downloads each page prerequisite defined in the HTML source, it doesn’t support @import CSS rules, and doesn’t download images referenced in CSS with url() rules.
BTW, nothing that can’t be resolved with some regex-fu: that’s why I’m sharing the script I’m currently using to mirror the opensource.org web site, hoping it will generate either a new mirror or some insights on how to do this job better :).
The script: update_opensource_mirror.sh
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