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Re: error indexing pdf files

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Fri Apr 11 2003 - 21:26:17 GMT
On Fri, 11 Apr 2003, Jody Cleveland wrote:

> Hello,
> I've got swish-e running on a redhat 8 box, and I've got a configuration
> file set to spider a website housed on a different server. This server has
> pdf files they want indexed. So, in the config file, I put this:
> FileFilter .pdf /var/www/cgi-bin/search/filter-bin/
> When I run swish-e to spider the site, I get this error each time it comes
> across a pdf file:
> Failed close on pipe to pdfinfo for ./swishspider@15640.contents: 11 at
> /var/www/cgi-bin/search/filter-bin/ line 53.

Means pdfinfo returned with a non-zero exit code.

Perhaps you can just change line 53 from "die" to "warn".  Might also do
it for the other close (on pdftotext).

Bill Moseley
Received on Fri Apr 11 21:30:05 2003