Re: [htdig] htdig's -a option

Subject: Re: [htdig] htdig's -a option
From: Torsten Neuer (
Date: Mon Aug 28 2000 - 09:11:43 PDT wrote:
> As I understand it, the -a option on htdig is supposed to make it use
> working copies of the databases so that people can still be searching
> while htdig is indexing.
> Am I understanding this right?


> Do I have to add this option to other parts of rundig to make everything
> work correctly?

Yes. It needs to be added to every command line which would cause
overwriting/modification of active databases. Currently, there are
two programs that understand the -a option: htdig and htmerge.

For detailed information, have a look at



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