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Re: Getting "cannot open index file: Permission denied" error with swish-e on EL3.0

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Sat Mar 13 2004 - 02:30:44 GMT
On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 06:14:17PM -0800, Vishwa Nath wrote:
> The search engine was working fine on AS 2.1 linux; I migrated to EL 3.0;
> I have recompiled swish-e and installed it.
> Local search and indexing works fine.
> But when I search via a browser, I get the following error.
> "Could not open the index file: Permission denied".

I would believe the error, I think.

Try using strace to check.

Bill Moseley
Received on Fri Mar 12 18:30:44 2004