Re: [htdig] can htdig find ../file?

Geoff Hutchison (
Fri, 30 Apr 1999 11:51:01 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 30 Apr 1999, Gabriel Fenteany wrote:

> Having a few problems with certain linked documents not being indexed. Does
> htdig have a problem finding documents with relative links like <a
> href="../directory2/filename"> from a page?

No. It does relative links just like any browser.

> Also, for a couple of sites the entry page has links to same-directory
> .shtml files that seemed to have been missed. The ssi that are called up
> exist in a sub-directory, though. Any ideas? Shouldn't it easily follow a
> link like <a href="filename.shtml">?


I'd use the create_url_list attribute and take a look if those documents
actually *were* visited.

create_url_list: yes

You can also run htdig -vvvv and you'll see the HTTP headers to see
whether a document was rejected or not.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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