Subject: Re: [htdig] htsearch hangs
From: Geoff Hutchison (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Oct 30 2000 - 10:54:16 PST
On Mon, 30 Oct 2000, Eksperten.dk wrote:
> We have asked htdig to index our 30.000 pages at www.eksperten.dk, but when
> we search, htsearch sometimes exits with a failure.
What's the failure?
There is a builtin alarm() call that prevents any search from taking more
than 5 minutes. But this is pretty unlikely unless you're searching for a
very frequent word on a very overtaxed box (i.e. you're swapping).
IMHO, it's a good idea to put very common words in the bad_words list
because they won't give much information to a query. (Realistically, how
useful is it to include "the" in an English query?)
-- -Geoff Hutchison Williams Students Online http://wso.williams.edu/
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