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Re: Feature requests

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)not-real.hank.org>
Date: Tue Mar 23 2004 - 17:42:46 GMT
On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 09:29:38AM -0800, J Robinson wrote:
> Hello Bill;
> 
> I have two small feature requests too. 
> 
> First, it would be good for applications that depend
> on SWISH-E if there was a way to find out the version
> of thelibswishe.so (or equivalent) that's used by
> SWISH::API. It could be a simple method called
> SWISH::API::swishversion() that would return a string
> like "2.4.3".  I guess if this isn't in the C API then
> this is a request to put a similar function there too.

There's also the version of the library -- which should change on API
interface changes, I guess, and also on index file format changes.


> 
> Secondly and on a related note, I notice that  
>   % swish-e -f pagec.index -H 9
> returns the version of swish-e that built the index:
>   # SWISH format: 2.4.2
> but this data doesn't seem to be available through the
> SWISH::API. 
> 
> If these features could be added, I think that
> end-user applications could be made more stable and
> informative.  I can supply patches if desired. Thanks
> for your consideration.

Ok.


> 
> jrobinson
> 
> 
> --- Frank Naude <naudefj@telkomsa.net> wrote:
> > Hi Bill,
> > 
> > Thank you for the reply. It would be GREAT if you
> > can add this to the TO
> > DO list.
> > 
> > Best regards.
> > Frank
> > 
> 
> 
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Bill Moseley
moseley@hank.org
Received on Tue Mar 23 09:42:46 2004