RE: [htdig] Red Hat 7.0 RPMS?

Subject: RE: [htdig] Red Hat 7.0 RPMS?
From: Wayne Larmon (
Date: Sun Oct 08 2000 - 19:52:52 PDT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geoff Hutchison []
> Sent: Sunday, October 08, 2000 9:54 PM
> To:
> Cc: htdig List
> Subject: Re: [htdig] Red Hat 7.0 RPMS?
> At 7:15 PM -0400 10/8/00, Wayne Larmon wrote:
> >Are any of the RPM files at
> >suitible for installing on Red Hat 7.0? The doc there only
> mentions Red Hat
> >4.2, 5.x and 6.x, but not 7.0.
> That's because RedHat 7.0 just came out. I would guess they'll be fine.
> Of course you can also recompile the SRPMS with:
> rpm --rebuild ...

I downloaded and tried to install htdig-3.1.5-0glibc21.i386.rpm. It
complained that it needed libstdc++. I installed
compat-libstdc++-6.2- from Red Hat 7.0's 1st install CD.
Then ht://Dig installed.

But it still needed work, because Red Hat has moved the default html
directory from /home/httpd/html to /var/www/html. The sample "search.html"
(and supporting graphics) had to be moved to the new html directory.
/home/httpd/cgi-bin/htsearch had to be moved to /var/www/cgi-bin/htsearch.
The 'local_urls' variables in /etc/htdig/htdig.conf needed similar

After all this, 'rundig' worked and accessing 'search.html' returns
civilized looking results. All in all, not too difficult to get it going.

Wayne Larmon

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