The "alternate work files" feature for htdig invoked with
the -a option consistently appends ".work" to every file
except db.words.db_weakcmpr. The alternate filename
for this file is db.words.db.work_weakcmpr. This makes
it much harder to script certain tasks around htdig. The
complications in the rundig script are a good example.
Could the alternate version for this file be renamed to