[ic] Where is robots.cfg included?

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Wed Mar 3 01:32:49 UTC 2010

On 03/03/10 13:10, Grant wrote:
>>> I'd like to switch from my manually-built RobotsUA definition to the
>>> IC robots.cfg file.  I thought it would be included from catalog.cfg,
>>> but I don't see a reference to it in the latest version.  Where is
>>> robots.cfg called from?
>> It's global, see:
>> http://github.com/interchange/interchange/blob/master/dist/interchange.cfg.d
>> ist
>> # Include individual usertags.
>> include usertag/*.tag
>> # Include the robot recognition lists
>> include robots.cfg
>> # Include the list of country-specific standardised subdomains
>> include subdomains.cfg
> Thank you Gert.  Has anyone run into problems relying on robots.cfg?

I've never had problems.  Others have occasionally had problems with
things such as recently the ask toolbar in a browser being confused for
the ask.com spider bot (note this has been fixed in robots.cfg now).


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