Re: [htdig] 3.2.0b2 and zlib


Subject: Re: [htdig] 3.2.0b2 and zlib
From: Gilles Detillieux (grdetil@scrc.umanitoba.ca)
Date: Thu Sep 28 2000 - 12:36:11 PDT


According to Erik Lyons:
> Install complete on Solaris 2.6 using --without-zlib and
> --disable-shared.
>
> Now, htsearch is unable to read db.words.db, and running htmerge returns
> this:
> WordDB: not compiled with libz, compression not available

You must also set the wordlist_compress attribute to false. Note too that
htmerge doesn't do what it used to in 3.1.x. In 3.2, it just merges two
DBs into one. You use htpurge to do the post-htdig cleanup. See the
new rundig script.

> Gilles Detillieux wrote:
> >
> > According to Erik Lyons:
> > > Config says zlib is wanted. Is it needed?
> > > I apparently don't have it. Wasn't an issue with 3.1.5.
> > >
> > > Solaris 2.6.
> >
> > 3.1.5's configure automatically tested for zlib, which was used only if
> > you enabled compression of db.docdb entries - it was a less critical part
> > of the package then. With 3.2, zlib is much more needed, but you can
> > explicitly build without it, if you can tolerate the huge word database,
> > by giving the --without-zlib option to ./configure.

-- 
Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <grdetil@scrc.umanitoba.ca>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:    http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/~grdetil
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba  Phone:  (204)789-3766
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