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Re: generation of large index failed with swish-e 2.4.3

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Mon Jan 31 2005 - 17:03:56 GMT
On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 12:39:03AM -0800, swishe wrote:
> Using the "-e" option swish-e processed all XML records (id 1111111135
> is the last record in our XML file). But it stopped working without
> any error message in the logfile and without generating a core dump.
> end of logfile:
>    1111111135 - Using XML2 parser -  (20 words)
>    Removing very common words...
>    no words removed.
>    Writing main index...
>    Sorting words ...
>    Sorting 14,395,157 words alphabetically
>    Writing header ...
>    Writing index entries ...
>      Writing word text: ...

So it's just stopping at this point without any error message or core
dump?   Could the OS be killing the process?

Not many people are indexing that many documents, but still I'd expect
to see some error message.

Bill Moseley

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