Re: [htdig] local filesystem...

Subject: Re: [htdig] local filesystem...
From: David Robley (
Date: Mon Aug 07 2000 - 22:30:37 PDT

On 7 Aug, Tim Perdue wrote:
> All right, I'm going to pull my hair out so I thought I'd send this in
> and see if I can get some help.
> I'm trying to index about 100,000 hypermail files on a local hard disk
> and have them indexed with ht://dig. The problem is, ht://dig is digging
> using the web URLs instead of digging the local filesystem.
> All of my files end in .php and I see that is not a supported file
> extension by default.
> The files, even though they end in .php, should be treated as if they
> are regular .html files and I want them all read from the filesystem NOT
> the website.
> Please give me some help here before I go totally bald....
> Here's my conf file.....
> #start_url:
> #valid_extensions: .php .php3
> database_dir: /opt/www/htdig/mail
> exclude_urls: author.php subject.php date.php
> local_default_doc: index.php index.php3
> local_urls:
> local_urls_only: true
> limit_urls_to: /www/lc/phpbuild/www/mail/
> backlink_factor: 0
> sort: score
> maintainer: tim\
> max_head_length: 10000
> max_doc_size: 1500000
> search_algorithm: exact:1 synonyms:0.5 endings:0.1

You would want to make .php a valid_extension, then, as it isn't by
default :-) Try uncommenting that line.


David Robley                        | WEBMASTER & Mail List Admin
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            Flinders University, ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

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