Re: [htdig] Search configuration (different directory other than default one)

Subject: Re: [htdig] Search configuration (different directory other than default one)
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Fri Aug 25 2000 - 12:45:43 PDT

According to Geoff Hutchison:
> At 9:36 AM +0100 8/25/00, Srini Sathya. wrote:
> >Is it possible to have a different directory for htsearch instead of default
> >directory (/usr/local/htdig), because i have 3 different databases and 3
> >different shell script files and 3 different server programs i want each and
> >every search shell script to have its own configuration file from some other
> >directory instead of /usr/local/htdig.
> Sure, you can change the paths in the CONFIG file or when you run the
> ./configure program.

You could also write some little wrapper scripts that would set the
CONFIG_DIR environment variable to different directory names before
calling htsearch, to override the compiled-in setting of the CONFIG_DIR
makefile variable in the CONFIG file.

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
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