Re: htdig: Q: words.db size

Geoff Hutchison (
Sun, 27 Dec 1998 14:40:04 -0500 (EST)

> I'm usin' htdig v3.1.0b1 and it works fine. I'have question 'bout words.db size:
> I'm reindexing about 3600 documents every night. After one month words.db file was ~72000K.

Perhaps this needs to become a FAQ. Versions prior to 3.1.0b3 had a bug
with the db.words.db file. Words from documents that were modified or
deleted were *not* removed from the word database.

This bug is fixed in versions 3.1.0b3 and later.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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