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[Nov. 2nd, 2006|07:27 am]
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[mikhailian]
Hello, I need to do a few bash/gawk scripts to have some basic automation for day-to-day tasks. Some of them require a login.

Is there a way to have a simple authentication, without having to mimic the behavior of the browser?
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[User Picture]From: tymofiy
2006-11-02 04:35 pm (UTC)

One-liner

I tried, I really tried... Just can't resist the temptation to post that "one-liner"...

print xmlrpclib.Server("http://www.livejournal.com/interface/xmlrpc:80").LJ.XMLRPC.getevents({'username': 'myusername', 'hpassword': md5.md5('mypasswd').hexdigest(), 'ver': '1','lineendings': '0x0A', "selecttype": "lastn", "itemid": -1, "howmany": 1 })['events'][0]['subject']

but you got to have really big screen to avoid line wraps
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[User Picture]From: vanbeast
2006-11-02 04:43 pm (UTC)

Re: One-liner

AWESOME :D

I come from perl, so I know that style. I love it.
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[User Picture]From: ralesk
2006-11-02 06:57 pm (UTC)

Re: One-liner

Hahaha, yes! That tickled the Perlist in me too :D

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