BOUNCE htdig: Admin request


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Hello Matt

I would like to apply your patch to htdig b2 - how do I apply it?

I don't know much about patching and stuff like that, so your help would
be great.

(Using Suse Linux 5.3)

Thanks
Andriu

>
> i use htdig to index a database by invoking a CGI repeatedly with
> different arguments to retrieve different objects from the database.
> imagine my surprise when i saw that the latest version had explicit
> code to chop URLs off at `#' (reasonable enough) and `?'!
>
> i can't think of any reason at all for this (nor could i find one in
> the changelog). if i have a link to a CGI using particular arguments,
> i certainly don't want to index the output of the CGI when called with
> *no* arguments!
>
> attached is a patch to remove this, which works for me, against
> 3.1.0b2.
>
> changelog entry:
>
> 1998-12-17 Matt Braithwaite <mab@alink.net>
>
> * htdig/HTML.cc (HTML::do_tag): Don't chop URLs at `?', only
> `#'.
>
> --
> Matt Braithwaite
>
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