Re: [htdig] More "no server running"

Subject: Re: [htdig] More "no server running"
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Tue Oct 24 2000 - 05:55:26 PDT

At 12:46 PM -0400 10/23/00, wrote:
>Looking at the main digging loop, I am having some trouble figuring out what
>is going on. Does server->pop() return null if the server fails to respond
>for one document? It looks like if that happens, more will never be set back
>to 1. Is that why one retrieval failure ruins the whole rest of the dig?

Just as a FYI here, server->pop() will only return null if there
aren't any more URLs to be indexed--at that point indexing will stop
for that server entirely.

What you were seeing was something different--there were URLs still
on the pile to be indexed, but the server was marked as dead.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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