Re: [htdig] Strange URL mangling by ht://dig

Subject: Re: [htdig] Strange URL mangling by ht://dig
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Tue Feb 15 2000 - 07:33:31 PST

According to Tim Perdue:
> I'm running into a strange URL mangling issue with ht://dig 3.1.3. I
> haven't figured it out as of yet, so I thought I'd fire off an email
> while I continue to look at it.
> ht://dig is requesting pages like this:
> /forum/read.php3?num=1=13461=13448 HTTP/1.0" 302 0
> when the URLs are present like this:
> read.php3?num=1&id=14002&loc=0&thread=14002
> Notice that it is dropping the &varname from the url.
> I'm trying to have it dig the new forums at
> but am running into this weird issue.
> Any ideas at all?

Probably the most frequently reported bug in 3.1.3. It has its own entry
in the FAQ. Upgrade to 3.1.4 (the better option), or apply the patch at

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba  Phone:  (204)789-3766
Winnipeg, MB  R3E 3J7  (Canada)   Fax:    (204)789-3930

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