Re: [htdig] [FEATURE REQUEST] hierarchical collections


Erick Thompson (ethompson@nbr.org)
Tue, 28 Sep 1999 08:27:45 -0700


At 10:11 AM 9/28/99 -0500, you wrote:

>On Tue, 28 Sep 1999, Darrell Berry wrote:
>
> >
> > i want to have a number of separate, topic-based search subcollections
> > of a larger dataset...each will have its own database etc...is there any
> > way to search the superset without generating a separate reindex of the
> > whole lot?
> >
> > if not, where does this sit in the 'feature requests' list?
> >
>
>Look into "Merging Databases" in the docs. I'm doing that with my config,
>but only with 2 databases.
>
>Basically, you would need to setup a configuration and run just htmerge
>and friends (htfuzzy, etc.) for that config with the -m option. The only
>real savings is that you don't have to run htdig against the same site
>twice, the target database will contain information from all the merged
>databases.

Could I merge multiple db's by using multiple filenames with the -m option,
or would I need to need merge them two at a time?

Thanks,
Erick

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