htdig: Problem running htdig from crom

Chris Owen (
Tue, 16 Jun 1998 12:36:51 -0500 (CDT)

Sorry, I posted this before but didn't realize that I'd written a mailing
list and I wasn't even on the list yet.

I've got a weird problem that I would run by you in case you have heard of
it before.

I've used htdig for over a year with no problem, however recently I
started getting:

htdig: Run complete
htdig: 1 server seen:
htdig: 333 documents
htmerge: Word sort failed

I've recompiled (I'm using 3.0.7) and all goes well. The weird part is
that this only happens when htdig is run at night via cron. If I run it
manually (using the same command as in cron) it will work perfectly. I
can run it either in the foreground or as a background process and it
works, but at night it fails every time (I have several instances of it on
the same machine and they all fail the same way).

Any ideas what I might be missing?


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