Re: [htdig] indexing local pages problem

Subject: Re: [htdig] indexing local pages problem
From: Wilfried Geis (
Date: Wed Mar 15 2000 - 01:45:50 PST

Gilles Detillieux wrote:

> > 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?
> For URLs that point to directories, you must have the trailing "/" for
> local indexing to work. When indexing through HTTP, a directory URL that
> lacks the trailing slash causes a redirect, to the same URL with the slash
> appended, so that the directory index can be fetched normally. When you
> index files locally, this redirect does not occur, leaving htdig with no
> fallback position when local_urls_only is true.


That was it. Thanks a bunch.


Wilfried Geis ITM Research GmbH

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