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Spider trap for testing crawlers

Project Description

An http server that responds with an ever-expanding web of links. Use it to test, benchmark, and confuse web crawlers.

Implemented as a simple python script with no dependencies other than the standard library. Works with python 2.7 and python 3.


$ pip install spidertrap


spidertrap [-h] [-p PORT] [--fanout FANOUT]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -p PORT, --port PORT  [9999]
  --fanout FANOUT       Number of links to create on each page [2]



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