Subject: Re: [htdig] How to manage infinite-loop conditions in Htsearch. (3.1.5)
From: Geoff Hutchison (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 09 2000 - 16:44:48 PDT
At 5:19 PM -0400 5/9/00, Sphboc@aol.com wrote:
>I meant htdig -- the process which actually goes out and searches the
>website(s). "Seems logical" that, if htdig is initiated from a unix-shell
>script, there ought to be a way to limit elapsed time; does anyone have a
>working example of this/equivalent?
Sure, you can do this through things like process accounting and
sometimes the ulimit command. But these are brute-force approaches.
My suggestion is to use the many available built-in controls like
max_hop_count or server_max_docs if you think you're getting infinite
-- -Geoff Hutchison Williams Students Online http://wso.williams.edu/
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