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Re: Spider

From: PropheZine Owner <bob(at)>
Date: Thu Feb 24 2000 - 19:23:46 GMT

Problem fixed by installing the patch to the spider.



-----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Steve van der Burg
Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2000 9:44 AM
To: Multiple recipients of list
Subject: [SWISH-E] Re: Spider

>> I installed the patch and it still stopped on the home page for the
>> So, I removed the following 2 lines and sure enough it is now indexing.
>> BUT, I am not sure how many of my html files on the site have these
>> So, I am going to perform a global replace to remove the lines.  I'll
>> re-index and see if more files are indexed.
>> <meta HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
>> <meta NAME="GENERATOR" CONTENT="Microsoft FrontPage 3.0">
>> I have no idea on how to change the Perl for this.
>> Bob Lally
>> PropheZine
>It looks like there is a quote missing after 'text/html'
><meta HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
>probably ought to be this:
><meta HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html";
>If your server is set up correctly, the Content-Type line shouldn't be
>necessary anyway.

No.  The META header is correct as it is.

When you patched the spider, did you also patch swish and recompile/install?
You need to apply the patch at
also.  This patch is called "spider2", but it's actually a patch to the
swish-e C source.  Without it, the patch to the spider doesn't really help.


Steve van der Burg
Information Services
London Health Sciences Centre
(519) 685-8300 ext 35559
Received on Thu Feb 24 14:28:06 2000