Re: [htdig] htdig's -a option


Subject: Re: [htdig] htdig's -a option
From: Torsten Neuer (tneuer@inwise.de)
Date: Mon Aug 28 2000 - 09:11:43 PDT


twallace@neo.lucidgreen.com 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?

Yes.

> 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
        http://www.htdig.org/htdig.html
        http://www.htdig.org/htmerge.html

hth,

  Torsten

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