Re: [htdig] defining a "include"-list

Gilles Detillieux (
Wed, 25 Aug 1999 11:12:38 -0500 (CDT)

According to Justin B:
> i have to exclude about 200 directories from the search, it would
> be easier to define the directories which should be searched, and
> not the directories which should NOT be searched.
> Is there a way to do it?

In almost all cases, this can be done with a carefully crafted list for
the limit_urls_to attribute, and then just use exclude_urls to handle
exceptions that slip through the cracks. See

In the 3.2 development version, these attributes will allow regular
expressions, for even more flexibility in defining includes and excludes.

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
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