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Re: Stupid novice question

From: Peter Karman <karman(at)>
Date: Fri Apr 02 2004 - 00:12:55 GMT
everyone was once a stupid novice.

send along your log file output from apache. that'll help.


Phil Matt supposedly wrote on 04/01/2004 04:51 PM:
> Hello to all.
> I have installed Swish-E on an apache server for one of my clients. I have indexed the 
> site, and can Telnet in to run Swish-E from the command line without any problems.
>  I'm using a modified version of John Millard's script for the browser 
> interface. I have gone over my configuration file carefully, and for the life of me I cannot 
> figure out why I can't get Swish-E to run from the browser. I have checked the path to 
> the index file, have checked permissions (set to 755 for the index file and the Swish-E 
> config file that points to the index, etc.
> Running the script generates the blank form just fine. However, ANY query results in 
> zero results found.
> I think that I need to pass the location of the config file to script, as in
> IncludeConfigFile /usr/local/swish/conf/myconfig.file
> But I can't quite see where. Does it go in the $params ="" variable? Tried this to no 
> avail.
> Sorry for the basic question, but I just can't seem to figure this out.
> TIA for your any help you can offer.
> Cheers --- Phil Matt

Peter Karman - Software Publications Programmer - Cray Inc
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Received on Thu Apr 1 16:12:56 2004