# Re: [htdig] Problem calling external programs

Jim Cole (greyleaf@yggdrasill.net)
Mon, 12 Jul 1999 23:18:57 -0600

Heid Joern wrote:

>
> external_parsers: application/msword /tmp/htdig/bin/parse_doc.pl \
> application/postscript /tmp/htdig/bin/parse_doc.pl \
> application/pdf /tmp/htdig/bin/parse_doc.pl
>
> the output of htdig is
> 1:2:0:http://www.integraliscentaur.de/test.pdf: /tmp/htdig/bin/parse_doc.pl:
>
>
> I tried with c:/tmp... and with \\ instead of / with no success.

Have you tried something like application/msword
"c:\tmp\htdig\bin\parse_doc.pl" ?

I have no idea whether that will solve your current problem, but in the past I
have encountered situations where quoting a DOS-ish path was the only way I
could get a functional command line argument passed in while using a Cygwin
bash shell.

Jim

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