Re: [htdig] Directory Argument to htdig

Subject: Re: [htdig] Directory Argument to htdig
From: Douglas Kline (
Date: Fri Dec 22 2000 - 13:11:01 PST

OK. Thanks for the info. I actually hadn't guessed what it would do. The
concept of matching the pattern at the beginning of each pathname explains it.

Doug Kline

On Thu, 21 Dec 2000, Douglas Kline wrote:
> > indexed all the files in the directory argument. Is this is what is to be
> > expected when a directory is given as argument to htdig, that it will index
> > the files in that directory's tree?
> What is to be expected, is that if you pass a URL to start_url, it will
> index all URLs from that initial one, as long as they fall within the
> limit_urls_to attribute.
> By default, if you pass a directory to start_url, it will do what you
> describe--follow links for everything in that directory and all
> sub-directories (since they'll match tha pattern).

Douglas Kline

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