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Re: searching several indexes with SWISH::API

From: Peter Karman <karman(at)>
Date: Thu Jun 17 2004 - 12:32:30 GMT
Do all three indexes have identical metanames/properties defined?

I see that error in the metanames.c file and I wonder if there is a 
problem trying to search all three indexes if they have different header 
info? Or is stemming on in one of them?


Jonas Wolf wrote on 06/17/2004 05:59 AM:
> Hi,
> I have been using SWISH::API happily to search three individual indexes. 
> Now I want to search all of them at the same time, as specified in the 
> SWISH::API documentation. However, when passing the index files as a space 
> separated string, I get the following error message:
> err: Index Header Error: Index file 
> 'd:/website2/cgi-bin/search/index/pmr/nostem.idx 
> d:/website2/cgi-bin/search/index/prb/nostem.idx 
> d:/website2/cgi-bin/search/index/manuals/nostem.idx' is not an active 
> index file
> .
> The three individual indexes exist and can be searched without a problem.
> Can someone shed more light on what exactly this error message means and 
> what I might be doing wrong?
> Thank you, Jonas.

Peter Karman - Software Publications Programmer - Cray Inc
phone: 651-605-9009 -
Received on Thu Jun 17 12:32:32 2004