Subject: Re: [htdig] NEED HELP with indexing
From: Gilles Detillieux (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jan 15 2001 - 14:34:02 PST
On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, George Roberts wrote:
> > I'm completely new to this software, but inherited a large site which
> > indexed pages, and I have NO CLUE how to reindex the whole site. Could
> > someone please help?
According to Geoff Hutchison:
> It depends a lot on how the original person installed it and your system.
> But usually there's a program "rundig" that creates the databases. Many
> people just hack this script to fit local needs, others create local
> versions (e.g. mine is "rundig.sh"). Of course the best thing to do is to
> write a version that can be run through the cron program which ensures the
> indexes are updated on a regular basis automatically. But I digress.
> So first, I'd suggest finding the directory containing the databases, e.g.
> locate db.wordlist
> Next, make a backup of the files in there. Then see if you can find the
> rundig script. If so, look for any evidence of a local version with a
> possibly newer date. If the rundig script you have mentions "alt"
> somewhere in it, try running "rundig -a" which will update the databases
> using alternate .work files.
> That should get you started in the right direction.
have any effect at all on searches even after you reindex.
-- Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/~grdetil Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Phone: (204)789-3766 Winnipeg, MB R3E 3J7 (Canada) Fax: (204)789-3930
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