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Re: Usage: SwishSpider localpath url?

From: Ben Caldwell <caldwell(at)>
Date: Thu Aug 10 2000 - 20:39:29 GMT

Thanks so much for the line of code. It brought my attention to the fact 
that there was a space at the end of my TmpDir setting that I wasn't seeing.

[new question addressed in separate email to keep threads intact...]


At 07:57 PM 8/3/00, Ron Samuel Klatchko wrote:
>Ben Caldwell wrote:
> > Pulled the following note out of the list archives and wondered if someone
> > might be able to help me troubleshoot a bit further. Am hoping to make some
> > small indexes of external sites and merge them with our current filesystem
> > indexes, but am unsure about how to interpret the message "SwishSpider
> > localpath url" message. Have checked the TmpDir setting to no avail and
> > hoped that someone else has conquered this speed bump. I've never worked
> > with the HTTP method before and am a bit unclear about which patches (if
> > any) I ought to be using on swishspider as well.
>The Usage method comes up when swishspider is invoked with the wrong
>number of arguments.  Make sure there are no spaces in the TmpDir
>One thing that would be interesting to try is to add the following line:
>   print STDERR join(" ", @ARGV) . "\n";
>immediately after the usage message and just before the exit statement.
>That way, you can see exactly what arguments swishspider is getting
>which could help you track down what's going on.
>         Ron Samuel Klatchko - Senior Software Jester
>             Brightmail Inc -
Received on Thu Aug 10 16:43:30 2000