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RE: catdoc.exe causes application errors in log- windows 2003 - dirtree.pl

From: Revillini, James <JRevillini(at)not-real.txcc.commnet.edu>
Date: Fri Jun 24 2005 - 13:43:00 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David L Norris [mailto:dave@webaugur.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2005 5:58 PM
> To: Revillini, James
> Cc: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: Re: **JUNK** [SWISH-E] catdoc.exe causes application errors
in
> log- windows 2003 - dirtree.pl
> 
> On Thu, 2005-06-23 at 07:15 -0700, Revillini, James wrote:
> > Just wondering if anyone else has seen this.  It doesn't seem to
affect
> > the indexing operations, but I would like to know the best way to
> > prevent this from happening.  Ideally, I'd like to correct that
which
> > raises the errors, but at least if I had a way of telling
> > Dirtree.pl/catdoc.exe/unrtf.exe not to log them to the application
log,
> > it wouldn't let the log fill up so quickly.
> 
> Well, I ported catdoc to Windows from DOS over the course of a half
hour
> or so.  So it's very likely that I missed something.  That's why I've
> often suggested people use wvWare when possible.  wvWare has people
> maintaining it on Windows.

That's what I'm using now and it's pretty great.

>  Whereas catdoc's author officially wants
> nothing to do with Windows.  I don't blame him, really.  ;-)
> 
> I intend to bundle up wvWare with Swish-e for Windows and replace
catdoc
> entirely.  

Good call.  A lot of windows users will thank you for that.  Let me know
if there's anything I can do to help, such as test packages.

-Jim
Received on Fri Jun 24 06:43:01 2005