> I have a major, however obscure, problem with searching.
> This occurs on FreeBSD/2.2.7-STABLE (Pentium III 450 MHz) and
> Linux/2.2.14-15mdksecure (AMD K6-2 500 MHz) using different versions of
> GCC (2.7 on BSD and 2.95.2 on Linux).
> The problem has something to do with the index headers. When I search an
> index it hangs until I kill it. It seems to be related to the exact
> number of characters in all of the combined Index* header options except
> IndexDir (i.e. those stored in the index file's header). It does not
> seem to matter which characters are used. Also, if I edit the headers
> after they have been stored in the test.idx file it does NOT fix the
> problem. The number of characters seems to be the most important
> factor. If I add or remove one character from these options it searches
> fine. Double-Quotation marks " around values do not seem to affect it;
> I have left them out with no change in behavior. Spaces may change
> behavior; It seems that the problem is less predictable when I change
> spaces to other characters in the IndexDescription option.
> Here is an example config which does not search correctly:
> # Copy of filters.html and test.html
> IndexDir ./html
> #Example options which break search:
> IndexFile "test.idx"
> IndexName "Qyl Crijoa"
> IndexDescription "O lasqing if all ajcopoloc frioxs at VaraNone Crink
> IndexAdmin "mkson Jarxh, 1qasonopspajairacqm4"
> IndexPointer "attpAopwkwatonsaslcperojoaoax"
> Index Command line:
> ./swish-e -c test.cnf
> Search Command Line:
> ./swish-e -f test.idx -w test
I have tried it in solaris with no problem. I will also try it
on aix and linux.
> I think it might be nice to include a project file for Microsoft
> Visual C++ with SWISH-E 2.0. I can provide a project/make file for
> MSVC. I have been asked on numerous occassions how to build SWISH-E on
> Windows. That should make it easier to build on Windows.
Yes, It can be very useful for many people.
Received on Fri Jun 16 03:30:47 2000