Re: AW: [htdig] One htdig for different searches

Subject: Re: AW: [htdig] One htdig for different searches
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 12:58:21 PDT

On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Moritz Profitlich wrote:

>> I believe you want to use the "restrict" or "exclude" fields in the
>> htsearch form to limit search results to matching certain patterns.
> No, I don't. All our members have a homepage at
> I want to give them the possibility to use our
> htdig but the search should be restricted to their folder. For saving
> diskspace I want to use one index.

Right. That's exactly what I was describing. Index the entire site with
your one index. Then make sure the forms for the members have something
like this:

<input type="hidden" name="restrict" value="~membername">

This will do *exactly* what you describe.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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