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Re: HTTP spidering - zero results

From: Mark <admin(at)>
Date: Wed Jun 14 2000 - 23:11:00 GMT
This is one of the first problems I ran into as well. I solved it by making
the search string in swishspider less strict. From:

if ($response->header("content-type") eq "text/html") {

I changed it into:

if ($response->header("content-type") =~ /text\/html/i) {

That way it accounts for any additional text in the Content-Type. Solved.

- Mark

        System Administrator

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Norris" <>
To: "Multiple recipients of list" <>
Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 1:14 PM
Subject: [SWISH-E] Re: HTTP spidering - zero results

> Angel Parn wrote:
> > Lynx response:
> > Content-Type: text/html
> > Seems bad. What I have to do ?
> Well, I am stumped.  Hopefully someone else will have a good answer.
> I'm not extremely familiar with the spider. (other than wanting to rip
> out my hair every time I try to use it ;-)
> Half of the errors seem to be related to PERL being brain-dead and the
> other half minor config errors.  At this point I'd hate to guess which.
Received on Wed Jun 14 19:13:52 2000