Re: [htdig] htdig -a & htmerge -a

Subject: Re: [htdig] htdig -a & htmerge -a
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Mon Nov 29 1999 - 05:23:19 PST

At 10:16 AM +0000 11/29/99, wrote:
>I have some questions about using htdig -a and htmerge -a.
>Will using .work files when doing htdig -a resault in htmerge -a using the
>.work instead of my old dig files or do I have to rename the .work files
>after I finish the dig ? If I remove the .work extension from the files
>after the dig has finished will the search still work while I am doing
>htmerge ?
>If I am setting up a cronjob for this in which order would I do things ? If
>I am doing a repeat search will htdig recognize altered files if I am going
>through http and not through local directory structure ?

See the example script at
<> which does
essentially what you're talking about.

I'm pretty sure the comments will answer your questions, but if they
don't, you should feel free to ask them again. :-)


-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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