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Ok, slight change of pace. I was trying to automate scraping links from html file, but I think it might be easier to do it from a rss feed. It is a full rss feed. There will be lots of data in a xml format, but I am just looking for the image links. They would be in a structure similar to the following:

<img src="http://blah.com/blah.jpg" alt="Blah Blah" title="Blah Blah" /></a>

I would like to scrape each link one per line, so the result for the above example would be:

http://blah.com/blah.jpg
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by:ozo
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/src="(.*?)"/
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perl -lne 'print for /src="(.*?)"/g' < text.txt doesn't output anything.
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hmm, when I run just the test text, and not the whole file, I get the response I am looking for. Let me see if there is something obvious about the large rss file that would be throwing it off.
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It would appear that for no real reason, I am getting a lot of

 img src=&#34;http://blah.com/test.jpg";

I was not expecting that formatting, at all.
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perl -lne 'print $2 while /src=("|&#34;)(.*?)\1/g'
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