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Re: Fw: Re: converting .temp indices to usable indices

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Sun Dec 07 2003 - 13:53:44 GMT
On Sun, Dec 07, 2003 at 02:32:29AM -0800, John Angel wrote:
> > > file are being written.  If I kill this crawl by terminating,
> is
> > > there any way convert those .temp files left by the terminated crawl to
> > > usable indices?
> >
> > Yes.  You send the spider a SIGHUP and the spider will stop spidering
> > and swish-e will write the index.
> This should be in FAQ.

Or maybe in the documenation in a nice big <h1> titled "SIGNALS"? ;)

<h1><a NAME="SIGNALS">SIGNALS</a></h1>
Sending a SIGHUP to the running spider will cause it to stop spidering.
This is a good way to abort spidering, but let swish index the documents
retrieved so far.

Bill Moseley
Received on Sun Dec 7 13:53:49 2003