One thing that will help narrow down this behaviour is to find out if
the problem is in swish.cgi or spider.pl or swish-e or...
Have you tried a search from the command line to see how the & is
Are you using spider.pl to index?
An example of the source HTML would be helpful, too.
Terry Gliedt wrote on 9/20/04 3:33 PM:
> Using swish-e-2.4.2 as well as swish-e-2.5.2-2004-09-16, it appears to
> me that swish is building incomplete URLs as you can see in this
> fragment of HTML taken from the HTML generated as a result of a simple
> I was surprised with the use of a character entity before 'start=' in
> the URL, but that actually works (see URL for 'Next 15').
> The use= key/value is not being used with the other links, so swish
> attempts to use the default database (which does not exist) and I get an
> error for the query.
> <tr><td colspan="2" bgcolor="#EEEEEE"><font size="-1" face="Geneva,
> Arial, Helvetica, San-Serif"> Page:</font>1
> <a href="/pubcgi/swish.cgi?query=peggy&start=15">2</a>
> <a href="/pubcgi/swish.cgi?query=peggy&start=30">3</a>
> <a href="/pubcgi/swish.cgi?query=peggy&start=45">4</a>
> <a href="/pubcgi/swish.cgi?query=peggy&start=60">5</a>
> <a href="/pubcgi/swish.cgi?query=peggy&use=fusion&start=15">
> Next 15</a></td></tr>
> Anyone else see this? Or have a fix/circumvention? TIA
Peter Karman 651-605-9009 email@example.com
Received on Mon Sep 20 15:18:28 2004