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Re: Less puzzled about the indexer

From: Doug Marker <dmarker@zeta.org.au>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 1996 05:20:48 +1100
Message-ID: <31E2A300.2A5@zeta.org.au>
To: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Paul, I believe I had the problem of new sub-director home pages not 
being fetched until I had manually vistited them once. Because I got 
them all running then ok I then forgot about that little 'funny'.

Cheers  Doug Marker


Paul Mavis wrote:
> 
> Hello again Anselm,
> 
> There's good news! I decided that my problems may have resulted from too much tweaking
> of the configs, so I stopped the server, deleted all the .jigidx files under the WWW
> directory. Then I reverted back to the .jigidx files from your distribution archives, oh
> and I also put the original config directory back.
> 
> Thus, starting from a working configuration, I did some minimal tweaks to the server
> properties (port number, and hostname). Then I modified the WWW directory template as
> you suggested (simply making the index value equal index.html). I did find that I had to
> edit the root resource manually to tell it to index from index.html.
> 
> The only other curious thing was that from then on, I found that I had to explicitly
> visit each <sub-directory>/index.html location before the directory resource itself
> defaulted to using it. Once done everything works fine, and it even persists over server
> restarts (and the <sub-directory/.jigidx files are now in place too)!! ;-)
> 
> I think there were too many tweaks to the config previously for me to even guess where
> the problem lay. But if I stumble over it again I'll let you know......
> 
> Thanks again,
> 
> Paul
Received on Tuesday, 9 July 1996 17:21:12 GMT

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