Re: [htdig] Error Message


Andrew Scherpbier (andrews@contigo.com)
Mon, 22 Feb 1999 06:59:39 -0800


COUSINS_M wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> I am a new user to htdig. I have set the software up and ran the rundig
> program to create the index (am currently using the test one that
> searches the Htdig documentation), however whenever i run the html page I
> get the following error:
>
> ht://Dig error
> htsearch detected an error. Please report this to the webmaster of this
> site. The error message is:
> Unable to read configuration file
> '/usr/home/dunewebd/usr/local/etc/httpd/htdig/conf/htdig.conf'
>
> However I have checked this directory and the file is there, I have the
> following HTML line in my search page to specify the config file name:
>
> input type=hidden name=config value=htdig
>
> Also, if I telnet in to my account and switch to the CGI-bin for my
> webserver I can run the htsearch directly from there, it asks for
> keywords if I enter them then it outputs the contents of a HTML file into
> the window.
>
> Any ideas, help would be appreciated.
>
> Matthew Cousins

Since your webserver most likely runs as a different user, make sure that the
config file (and database files) can be accessed while running as the web
user.

-- 
Andrew Scherpbier <andrews@contigo.com>
Contigo Software <http://www.contigo.com/>
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