Subject: Re: [htdig] indexing mySQL table
From: Zon Hisham Bin Zainal Abidin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Dec 14 2000 - 03:23:45 PST
Geoff Hutchison wrote:
> So if you have, for example, a web frontend to your mySQL
> database (e.g. a PHP-generated set of pages or whatnot), then you
> just set ht://Dig to index the frontend.
YES. It will definitely work...But ..
NO. That is NOT what MOST ppl want :(
My frontend looks like this:
1)htdig will index: http://domain/result.php?cat=AUT&subcat=AUT-CAR
2)result.php looks inside my content table AND then refer to (lookup) to
table category and subcategory for the appropriate codes (eg AUT stands
for automobiles, AUT-CAR stands for car).
Now, visitors will NOT be able to search for 'Automobile' or 'Bicycle'
bcos these words were not indexed ! They can however (I think), search
for AUT-CAR, which is NOT what we want.
Therefore I need to somehow tell htdig that those 3 (content,cat and
subcat) mySQL tables are related and do index them together.
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