Geoff Hutchison (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 22 Sep 1999 12:17:34 -0500
This version fixes a number of bugs in the 3.1.2 release and is the
latest stable release of ht://Dig. It is the only version recommended
for production servers and users of all previous versions are
suggested to upgrade. It fixes most, but not all outstanding bugs in the
To download version 3.1.3, go to
To download a patch to 3.1.2, go to
* Fixed a long-standing bug where search queries containing
punctuation would not be highlighted in excerpts.
* Fixed a bug where SGML entities inside HTML tags were not
* Fixed the server_aliases attribute to default to port 80 if
* Fixed a bug in URL parsing, where documents ending in the value
used for remove_default_doc were ignored. For example, a URL
ending in /left_index.html would become /.
* Fixed META robot parsing to correctly parse multiple directives.
* Fixed a coredump when generating the metaphone fuzzy database on
* Fixed the behavior of to work as documented.
* Fixed the behavior of htdig to block out the username/password set
on the command-line in process listing.
* Fixed a bug with external parsers to prevent shell escapes in
* Fixed a bug on some systems, where printing a date might crash.
* Handles the ispell endings lists better so that suffixes more
closely match grammatical rules.
* Changed the maximum word length to a run-time option, set with the
new attribute maximum_word_length.
* Tests for the presence of alloca.h, which would cause problems
with compiling the regex code under non-GNU compilers.
* Added support for <EMBED>, <OBJECT>, and <LINK> HTML tags.
* A variety of other bugs were fixed, see the ChangeLog for
* When indexing, htdig should now attempt to index compound words as
separate words in addition to a compound word. For example,
"pdf_parser" would also be indexed as "pdf" and "parser."
* Once again, thanks to everyone who reported bugs and bug fixes.
Williams Students Online
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