Re: [htdig] htdig database related questions


Subject: Re: [htdig] htdig database related questions
From: Geoff Hutchison (ghutchis@wso.williams.edu)
Date: Wed Dec 06 2000 - 09:25:46 PST


On Wed, 6 Dec 2000 Haeberlen@RUS.Uni-Stuttgart.DE wrote:

> > You can always include a file in the config file, e.g.:
> > exclude_urls: `/path/to/patterns`
>
> Ok, so that works for exclude_urls, as well (... maybe we just shoulda
> tried that in the first place). Fine.

It works for any config attribute:

<http://www.htdig.org/cf_variables.html>

> > In the 3.2 code, you can do limited editing with the new htdump and
> > htload programs. On the other hand, if you just want to delete URLs,
> > it's much easier with the new htpurge program instead.
>
> Will the 3.2 version be officially released soon? So far all I've seen
> is 3.2b2 ... can this be considered as stable enough for a production
> environment?

A 3.2.0b3 release will be coming out soon--until that point I'd suggest
using the development snapshots in preference to 3.2.0b2, which has many
known bugs.

--
-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online
http://wso.williams.edu/

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> > The exclude_urls pattern set is only used when considering whether to > > index a new URL. So if a URL is already in the database, it will not > > be removed. > > Ok. That would be a case for the above mentioned htpurge program, I guess. > > Thanks for the quick reply. I think we will have a look at the 3.2b2 > version. > > Best wishes, > > Thomas Haeberlen > > > > -- > Thomas Haeberlen > Rechenzentrum Universitaet Stuttgart (RUS) > Abteilung Informationsdienste > Allmandring 30 , D-70569 Stuttgart > Email: haeberlen@rus.uni-stuttgart.de > Phone: +49 711 685 47 19 Fax: +49 711 678 76 26 >

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