Re: [htdig] installing htdig for NT

Subject: Re: [htdig] installing htdig for NT
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Fri Jul 14 2000 - 12:19:47 PDT

According to Jim Kerslake:
> I've been trying the NT binaries supplied by Stephane at
> and have fallen at the final small
> hurdle:
> >> April 3rd, 2000
> > I had some feedbacks about the fact that htdig contains a path to
> "sort.exe"
> > hardly compiled with the binary. So, I added sort.exe with cygwin1.dll.
> > Sort.exe should be located in d:\cygnus\cygwin-b20\H-i586-cygwin32\bin\ .
> I can't partition my server's disk, so can't put sort.exe into the above
> location.
> So htmerge just dies.
> Does this mean that I have to get hold of Cygwin and compile my own NT
> binaries... or is there any quicker work-around ??

It's a shame Stephane built the package with non-standard paths like that
built-in. Is there no way in NT of assigning a subdirectory to a particular
drive letter without repartitioning? If not, then rebuilding may be your
only option.

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba  Phone:  (204)789-3766
Winnipeg, MB  R3E 3J7  (Canada)   Fax:    (204)789-3930

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