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Re: swish- indexing deletion

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Thu May 12 2005 - 16:27:18 GMT
it's not well documented yet, alas. It will be in the next release (I hope...).

see this thread though:

it has some instructions on using -r and -u.

John Paige scribbled on 5/12/05 11:16 AM:

> Thanks Peter.
> I still cannot find refernence to "-r" option anywhere in the documentation.
> Could you please point me to the documentation?
> Thanks,
> Ritu
> On 5/12/05, Peter Karman <> wrote:
>>first, you must be using --enable-incremental to do that. that's set at compile
>>second, you want the -r and -u options to remove and update, respectively.
>>John Paige scribbled on 5/12/05 11:04 AM:
>>>  I have a very basic question, somhow I cannot find it in the
>>>documentation (I must have missed it!)
>>>How do delete a document from an index?
>>>For example, I have created an index xyz, added 10 documents to it. I
>>>want to update the same index xyz where I would like to add 2 more
>>>documents and delete the one that I indexed in the previous pass. How
>>>can I tell Swish to delete all the references to any document in an
>>Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)

Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
Received on Thu May 12 09:27:20 2005