Subject: Re: [htdig] Read only volume indexing
From: Gilles Detillieux (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jul 24 2000 - 12:02:03 PDT
According to firstname.lastname@example.org:
> How does htdig handle indexing of html pages on read only volumes(cdroms)?
> Will it only index it once and just skip the whole volume the next time?
The 3.1.x series of htdig only handles http:// type URLs, so the read-only
volumes would have to be accessible from a web server in order to be
indexed to begin with. In 3.2.x (currently in beta), you can index
file:// URLs as well, so this gives more flexibility. In either case,
an update run of htdig would still check the last-modified date of every
document in the database to see if it's been updated, so it wouldn't
exactly skip over the whole volume, but it wouldn't have to re-read
every document either.
-- 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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