On 5/12/05, Bill Moseley <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 01:12:48PM -0400, John Paige wrote:
> > So, what people do if they need to delete a file from an index and
> > can't use incremental as it's in experimental stage.
> Next time you will be sure to only index the files you want indexed! ;)
> Of course, you are asking how to use a feature in swish-e that
> basically doesn't exist -- if swish (without incremental) doesn't
> remove files, then, well, you can't remove files.
> Note also that even with incremental, swish-e doesn't really delete a
> file from the index -- it only flags it as deleted. The space is not
So, if someone is deleting in the same frequency as adding files in
the index (for example user's mailbox), the best approach would be to,
use incremental -r option to delete, and periodically, reindex and
remove the old index file.
Received on Thu May 12 11:22:58 2005