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Re: cross-platform compatible indexes

From: Sundaram Balasubramaninan <sundaramb(at)not-real.yahoo.com>
Date: Fri Mar 22 2002 - 09:45:03 GMT
Hello

We too encounter with identically the same situation.
We tried in transferring content into ASCII mode.But
same error of "Auto property rank not defined "  is
thrown on the console. As u said some thing needs to
be looked into. 

We also use same ver. both at Win & *nix

Regards

Sundaram


--- Bill Moseley <moseley@hank.org> wrote:
> At 09:11 PM 03/21/02 -0800, Eric Lease Morgan wrote:
> >
> >What can I do to insure the indexes I create are
> cross-platform compatible?
> 
> I assume you didn't FTP the indexes in ASCII mode. 
> A more likely
> explanation is that the two versions of swish
> (windows and unix) are enough
> out of date that the index file format changed.
> 
> I just indexed files on Windows, copied the files to
> Linux and could search
> without any problem.
> 
> There should be a new Windows version out very soon.
> 
> >  % swish-e -w article  -f osti.idx
> >  # SWISH format: 2.1-dev-25
> >  # Search words: article
> >  err: Rank is not defined as an auto property
> >
> >What is an "auto property", and what can I do to
> make sure the indexes I
> >create on one host are compatible with the
> searching mechanism on another
> >host?
> 
> Auto properties are properties created by swish and
> are automatically
> defined (such as the rank, last modified date,
> path).  The property info is
> stored in the header, so that version is probably
> just looking in the wrong
> part of the header for the property tables.
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Bill Moseley
> mailto:moseley@hank.org


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Received on Fri Mar 22 09:45:07 2002