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Re: merging indexes with stop words

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Sun Apr 28 2002 - 21:12:56 GMT
At 10:33 AM 04/28/02 -0700, Eric Lease Morgan wrote:
>I have created two index using the stop words features. I merge these 
>indexes (Merge #1), and everything works just fine. I then created two 
>more indexes. I merge them together (Merge #2), and everything works 
>just fine. But when I try to merge Merge #1 and Merge #2, I get the 
>following error:
>   err: Header WordCharacters in index 1020014164-2.idx doesn't match 
>output header

That's interesting.  And the WordCharacters settings are the same?

I'll test when I get a chance.

>Does anybody know how I can resolve this problem?

Yes, don't merge.  Tell swish to search multiple indexes.

   ./swish-e -w foo -f indexA indexB indexC indexD indexE

Bill Moseley
Received on Sun Apr 28 21:13:04 2002