selective_proxy - Simple HTTP Proxy which can be configured to serve some paths from locations on local disk.
# Install, standard (MacOS/Linux). perl Makefile.PL make sudo make install # Install, .exe version (can be copied to other systems without perl). Needs the PAR::Dist and PAR::Packer modules from CPAN. # Yes, this is hacky, there should be Makefile targets to do this. I'm speaking to the Module::Install author about it, # so hopefully this will be less fugly in the next release :) perl Makefile.PL make par PAR_PROGNAME=selective_proxy pp HTTP-Proxy-Selective-0.1-darwin-thread-multi-2level-5.8.6.par -o selective_proxy sudo cp selective_proxy /usr/local/bin/ # Run (Installed) selective_proxy example_config.ini # Run (without installing) perl Makefile.PL make perl -Iblib/lib script/selective_proxy example_config.ini
selective_proxy acts as a filtering web proxy. You pass it a configuration file when started, which contains a list of sites and paths. Any GET or HEAD HTTP requests which match one of the sites and paths configured is served from local disk by the proxy.
# Note that more options are available, please see example_config.ini in the distribution for usage. port = 3128 [search.cpan.org] /s/=/tmp/css /stuff/=/tmp/stuff [www.google.com] /js/=/tmp/js /some/file.jpg=/tmp/somefile.jpg
When you want to map an entire directory (as opposed to a specific file), then use of the trailing slash (as shown in the examples above) is highly recommended, otherwise you can and will confuse yourself with unintended side effects.
Tomas Doran, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This software is based upon a number of other open source projects, and builds on software originally implemented by the following people.
Copyright 2008 Tomas Doran. Some rights reserved.
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