Re: [htdig] Merging several small databeses

Andrea Carpani (
Fri, 24 Sep 1999 12:12:59 +0200 (CEST)

On 22-Sep-99 Bill Carlson wrote:

>> I'd like to use htdig to dig several sites, and then merge the data into one
>> single db. I guess I can do this with htmerge painlessly. The problem is
>> that,
>> when I get a search result, I'd like to know which "original" small db the
>> hit
>> came from: is this possible ?

> I believe the answer is no. In the current version of htdig, the merging
> of databases is more of an import. The target data base will contain all
> the search data, there is no reference as to where the data came from
> other than the value of the links. As far as htsearch is concerned, it is
> using only one database.
> Were you thinking of displaying the source of the hit with each hit on the
> reults page?

Yes, the hit in the result page should have a relation with the originating
small db.

Andrea Carpani
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