Re: [htdig] Newbie question

Andy Lewis (
Wed, 12 May 1999 08:09:27 -0500 (CDT)

When might that be?

I need something(software) that I can index local urls that are not in the
server path. In fact this would be for members only. I don't want to index
any other site just some local urls.

Any suggestions? Perhaps another software package?

Thanks for the response.


On Wed, 12 May 1999, Geoff Hutchison wrote:

> >The directories that I'd like to index are both local.
> >What do I need to put in my htdig.conf to be able to index a local
> >directory that has no URL?
> ...
> >local_urls:
> No, I'm afraid not. It will start out by looking for a robots.txt file.
> Since that will fail, it won't bother doing any indexing. Furthermore,
> you'll need an index.html file (or whatever your local_default_doc is set
> to) linking to the other pages.
> As with a previous question, this sort of thing will be easier when
> ht://Dig recognizes file:// urls.
> -Geoff Hutchison
> Williams Students Online

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