Re: htdig: Changing Config_dir


Geoff Hutchison (ghutchis@wso.williams.edu)
Mon, 21 Dec 1998 20:45:09 -0500 (EST)


On Mon, 21 Dec 1998, Joseph Erickson wrote:

> I there any way to change the config_dir without reinstalling everything?

Yes and no. You can specify a config file (including directory) for most
programs. But htsearch requires the compiled-in DEFAULT_CONFIG_DIR for
security reasons (otherwise people could use "/etc/passwd" or something
weird).

But you don't have to "reinstall everything." Just recompile and install
the new htsearch and specify the config file for the rest.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online
http://wso.williams.edu/

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