Subject: Re: [htdig] Question about htdig
From: Gilles Detillieux (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 09 2000 - 13:38:54 PDT
According to Celeste:
> I work for the Division of Continuing Studies of the University of
> Wisconsin-Madison. We are interested in adding search to our site(s).
> Does your program work on a IIS server? Also, your information refers to
> a database. Do we have to have a database in order to use your program?
> We don't have one and are looking for a text based search feature to use
> until we do have a database.
The ht://Dig package can certainly index pages from an IIS server, but
I think what you're asking is whether the package can run on a Windows
9x or NT server. It can, if you build it under the Cygwin environment,
which allows you to port POSIX-compliant programs to NT. A pre-built
version is available, but you still need to install the Cygwin package
in order to run it.
As for the database, ht://Dig uses the Berkeley DB package, which is
bundled in with ht://Dig, so you don't need to install it separately.
It's not a full-featured SQL database package, but it does the job for
-- Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <email@example.com> Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/~grdetil Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Phone: (204)789-3766 Winnipeg, MB R3E 3J7 (Canada) Fax: (204)789-3930
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