[Mailman-Users] Error while searching the archives
odhiambo at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 14:58:26 EDT 2016
On 19 July 2016 at 21:38, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> On 07/19/2016 01:56 AM, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
> > In mm_cfg.py, I have:
> > HTDIG_HTSEARCH_PATH = '/usr/local/www/cgi-bin/htsearch'
> > I tried running it:
> > root at gw:/usr/home/wash # /usr/local/www/cgi-bin/htsearch
> > Enter value for words: walu
> > Content-type: text/html
> > <html><head><title>htsearch error</title></head>
> > <body bgcolor="#ffffff">
> > <h1>ht://Dig error</h1>
> > <p>htsearch detected an error. Please report this to the
> > webmaster of this site by sending an e-mail to:
> > <a href="mailto:unconfigured at htdig.searchengine.maintainer
> > <mailto:unconfigured at htdig.searchengine.maintainer
> >">unconfigured at htdig.searchengine.maintainer</a>
> > The error message is:</p>
> > <pre>
> > Unable to read word database file
> > '/usr/local/share/htdig/database/db.words.db'
> > Did you run htdig?
> > </pre>
> > </body></html>
> That's good as far as it goes. Making it actually work from the command
> line is more complicated than that. It expects environment variables and
> POST data from the search form.
> Has this ever worked? If so, what did you do just prior to its stopping
> working? Have you made any changes and not restarted Mailman?
I think it worked before. Can't tell for sure. The only change I have made
recently is to have my URLs use https.
I have just tried to run it again and I see this in the browser:
htsearch detected an error. Please report this to the webmaster of this
site by sending an e-mail to: mailman at lists.kictanet.or.ke The error
Unable to read word database file
Did you run htdig?
root at gw:/usr/home/wash # ls -al
drwxrws--- 2 root mailman 512 Mar 1 02:19 .
drwxrwsr-x 142 root mailman 7680 Jul 19 21:54 ..
-rw-rw-r-- 1 mailman mailman 24576 Mar 1 02:19 db.docdb
-rw-rw-r-- 1 mailman mailman 24576 Mar 1 02:19 db.docs.index
-rw-rw-r-- 1 mailman mailman 24576 Mar 1 02:19 db.excerpts
-rw-r--r-- 1 root mailman 3918 May 29 2013 kictanet.conf
-rw-rw-r-- 1 root mailman 2228224 Mar 1 02:24 root2word.db
-rw-rw-r-- 1 root mailman 0 Mar 2 02:19 rundig_last_run
-rw-rw-r-- 1 root mailman 90112 Mar 1 02:24 synonyms.db
-rw-rw-r-- 1 root mailman 786374656 Mar 1 02:24 word2root.db
+254 7 3200 0004/+254 7 2274 3223
"Oh, the cruft."
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