Subject: [htdig] indexing local pages problem
From: Wilfried Geis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Mar 14 2000 - 09:44:55 PST
I have been using htdig for quite a while on our site and it works
pretty well for us.
Recently I wanted to change the setup a bit so that it uses the local
file system rather than hitting our http-server for local pages. And I
think I have a few problems with it.
The setup is this:
All the pages are in the directory /http/userpages/johndoe/
These pages can be called with: http://www.myserver.de/homepages/johndoe
In order to index the pages I have created a small html-file with all
the links to the pages in it and have set
This works fine, however, htdig does not find the appropriate
index-pages locally and thus falls back to http-retrieval.
Then I wanted to force htdig to fetch the pages locally and have set:
local_default_doc: welcome.htm index.html
But with this setting htdig does not index anything.
The only way it works is when my start-document (the script-generated
index-page) contains the entire path including welcome.htm or
That looks to me like the setting 'local_default_doc' is not working. (I
have upgraded to version 3.1.5)
Has anyone else problems with this setting or is there something I might
have missed in the docs?
Any pointers to the solution would be welcome.
Wilfried Geis ITM Research GmbH
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