Re: [htdig] Handling of .gz files

Subject: Re: [htdig] Handling of .gz files
From: Torsten Neuer (
Date: Wed Dec 29 1999 - 02:30:28 PST

Andreas Jung wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to index our documentation server. Due to disk limitations
> we keep lots of plain text documents as .gz files. The web server sends
> for these documents the following header:
> content-type: text/plain
> content-encoding: x-gzip
> How can I configure Htdig do index these documents ?

No problem as long as you use Apache as your web server ;-)

There is an Apache module somewhere in the module registry at
http::// designed to serve the contents of gzip
compressed documents in their uncompressed format.


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