Subject: RE: [htdig] Commenting allowed in external star_url and limit_url
From: Stein, Thomas (AGLW) (Thomas.Stein@fao.org)
Date: Tue Jan 25 2000 - 05:28:05 PST
Geoff and Gilles,
thanks for your response. I tried various ways and finally deleted all
comments in the external input file ("start_url:..." substitute) and it
worked perfectly right ! Before it was 'wading off' into the world...
Allowing commenting, like suggested by Gilles being a simple addition in the
code, would be a great help to keep track with your long URL list of files
to be indexed.
From: Gilles Detillieux [SMTP:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2000 11:58 PM
Cc: Stein, Thomas (AGLW); firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: [htdig] Commenting allowed in external star_url
According to Geoff Hutchison:
> At 7:42 PM +0100 1/18/00, Stein, Thomas (AGLW) wrote:
> >As I am indexing multiple servers I would like to specify those
URLs in a
> >special starting_urls_file and limiting_urls_file. I wonder
> >commenting with # is allowed in those files. If yes, are spaces
> ># and the comment are allowed as well?
> I believe so--I think it just does a recursive parse on the file
> before including it in the config. So all the normal features of a
> config file are used (including comments).
> Once the config parser sees a '#' character, it ignores the rest
of the line.
This is true of the config file include mechanism, but I think
referring to the attribute file substitution mechanism, e.g.:
This is handled by ParsedString::getFileContents(), which does not
allow comments. It would be a pretty simple addition to the code,
Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail:
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Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Phone: (204)789-3766
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