Re: [htdig] htmerge fails with "Total docs:0, total doc db size 0 kb"

Subject: Re: [htdig] htmerge fails with "Total docs:0, total doc db size 0 kb"
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Wed Jun 28 2000 - 06:34:00 PDT

At 7:51 PM +0200 6/25/00, Markus Rietzler wrote:
>when i now run htmerge -a there is no doc db created
>htmerge: Sorting...
>htmerge: Merging...
>htmerge: 100:0014
>htmerge: 200:005i386
>htmerge: 155700:überschreite
>htmerge: 155800:überzeugende
>htmerge: 155900:ıè-
>htmerge: Total word count: 155927
>htmerge: Total documents: 0
>htmerge: Total doc db size (in K): 0

OK, it would help a bit to know the "provenance" of these databases.
It looks like you're running an update dig. How many documents were
there previously? How many likely changed (a small number is fairly

And, of course, was there any sort of strange output from htdig?

The reason I ask is that as you've displayed it, it's not that
htmerge has removed all the documents--they just don't exist. So
something happened *before* this htmerge run that messed things up.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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