Re: [htdig] URL substitution (or other solution)

Subject: Re: [htdig] URL substitution (or other solution)
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Wed May 24 2000 - 09:06:27 PDT

On Wed, 24 May 2000, Bruce Fancher wrote:

> Is there someway to have rewrite urls either a) as they are added to the
> database or b) as they are retrieved and displayed through the template so
> that e.g.
> http://hostname/pagename.html
> becomes
> http://hostname/cgi-bin/program/loadpage?pagename=pagename.html

You want to use the url_part_aliases attribute. You set up this in your
digging config file:

url_part_aliases: http://hostname/ *1

Then you make up a *new* config file for searching with this:

url_part_aliases: http://hostname/cgi-bin/program/loadpage?pagename= *1

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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