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Re: Error Condition Re: swish-e 1.2 backards compatiibility

From: Andrew Cadman <editorial(at)not-real.mcmail.com>
Date: Fri Oct 16 1998 - 02:08:33 GMT
> Dear all,
>
> we have used swish-e 1.1 on our web site for some time successfully.
> However, we recently expanded our operations to a new mirror site and
> downloaded swish-e 1.2 and installed it successfully on the new site
> (i.e. the test file
> runs fine). Both the new and old sites are on Unix machines.
>
> Rather than having to reindex our databases, we simply transferred our
> database index files we have made using 1.1 on our first site to the new
>
> site via FTP and then tries a few searches on these by using a modified
> version of the test subroutine  in the MAKEFILE..
>
> However, on each occasion, we get the following results:
>
> % make test
> ./swish-e -w london  -m 0 -f ../SwishIndexes/londonarts.swish
> # SWISH format 1.2
> err: the index file format is unknown
>
> My point is - is our problem (a) because some corruption is occurring in
>
> file transfer, which means our index file [in this case londonarts.swish] is
> unrecognizable, or is it not possible to access indexes created using
> 1.1
> by 1.2?
>
> any help would be VERY greatly appreciated.
>
> many thanks
>
> Andrew Cadman
> NetLondon webmaster
Received on Thu Oct 15 19:15:17 1998