htdig is indexing software similar in concept to Swish-e. It isn’t usually installed out of the box with Linux, but it should be an easily build. Htdig retrieves HTML documents using the HTTP protocol and gathers information This allows the original files to be used by htsearch during the indexing run. This class is meant to interface with the Ht:/Dig programs to be able to index and search Web pages from PHP. It features: Setup a suitable.

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We’re all a little tired of arguing about it. The “keywords” input parameter to htsearch has absolutely nothing to do with searching meta keywords fields. This seems to stem from a fundamental misunderstanding of how this attribute works, so perhaps a clarification is needed. Either in your “rundig” script if you run htmerge through that or before you run htmerge, set the variable TMPDIR to a temp directory with lots of space.

Many times people have questions that are very similar to other FAQ and while indexign try to phrase the queries in the FAQ closely to the most common questions, we obviously can’t get them all!

It actually predates the addition of meta keyword support in 3. If you set these three attributes to true in your htdig. This is actually a good thing, because you can reply to the sender directly if you want to, or you can use your mail program’s “reply to all” capability sometimes called “group reply” to reply to the mailing list as well. Andrew no longer does much work on ht: Also make sure they have read permission for the user ID under which htsearch runs, and all directories leading up to these template files are searchable i.

Note that this is only necessary for CGI input parameters, not for the corresponding configuration attributes in your htdig. By default, Apache is usually configured with one cgi-bin directory as ScriptAlias, so all your CGI programs must go in there, or have a.


This should be fixed in versions from 3. Be sure to do a “make clean” before a “make”, to remove any object files compiled with the old compiler and headers. You would also put into the configuration file any other lines from the default configuration file that apply to htsearch.

Debian — Details of package htdig in sid

The first and most important thing you kndexing do, to allow ht: Try removing them and rebuilding. Enter a search string into the form field, and ht: This is a known bug in 3. A third cause is the cron program on Red Hat Linux 5.

Ted Stresen-Reuter had the following tips: You can build the endings database with htfuzzy endings.

Site Search with HTDIG

The matches are further ranked according to an internal scoring system to filter down to the most relevant, and the results returned to the user, together with links to the pages on which the matches occurred. When the form is submitted, it calls the Search function and outputs the indexijg split into pages with links to navigate between each pages of search results.

Fix this by freeing up some space where sort puts its temporary files, invexing change the setting of the TMPDIR environment variable to a directory on a volume with more space. You have to set up different configuration files for htdig and htsearch, to define a different setting of this attribute for each one.

It is not meant to replace any of the many internet-wide search engines. You should always check which version of ht: As of this writing, the word database code will slow down considerably when the cache fills up. Also, the idnexing PDF support expected PDF documents to use the same character encoding as is defined in your current locale indexung, which isn’t always the case.

If you wish to keep secure and non-secure areas on your site separate, and avoid having unauthorized users seeing documents from secure areas in their search results, that takes a bit more effort.


Changing configuration variables can also help cut down on disk usage. Taking an attribute out of the file is not the same thing as setting it to an empty string, a 0, or a value of false.

First of all, if you don’t have any luck with the settings of the locale attribute that you try, make sure you use a locale that is defined on your system. Since we all have other jobs, it make take a while before someone gets back to you. The most recent version of doc2html. If you don’t get a response after 3 or 4 days, then a reminder may help. The -c option was only intended for testing htsearch from the command line, and not for use when calling htsearch on the web server.

Also, if you’ve applied any patches yourself see question 2. While htsearch doesn’t currently provide a means of doing SSI on its output, or calling other CGI scripts, it does have the capability of using environment variables in templates. Basic instructions to use the Ht: In addition, the location of words within the document has an effect on score, as word scores are also multiplied by a varying location factor somewhere in between for words near the start and 1 for words near the end of the document.

htdig(1) – Linux man page

ntdig There is a workaround for this as of version 3. This is the opposite problem of that described in question 5. This class is meant to interface with the Ht: Even at this site something around 12, pages, give or takeSwish-e is starting to gasp a bit.