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Re: [swish-e] (null) problem - yes, I've read the FAQ

From: Tomasz Chmielewski <mangoo(at)>
Date: Sun Nov 25 2007 - 23:29:53 GMT
Tomasz Chmielewski schrieb:
> My first attempts to search with swish.cgi displayed some (null) entries 
> on a page with results.
> So, I read the fine manual, and the solution was easy - add this to the 
> config file, and reindex:
>    StoreDescription HTML* <body> 2000
> So I reindexed, the (null) entries are gone, but nothing shows up 
> instead. According to the documentation: "That tells swish to store the 
> first 200,000 characters of text extracted from the body of each 
> document parsed by the HTML parser".
> 2000 characters are enough for me - but it just doesn't show anything. 
> Am I doing anything wrong?

Looks like adding:

IndexContents HTML .html

did the trick ;)

(perhaps adding that directive to that (null) FAQ entry would help new 

Tomasz Chmielewski
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Received on Sun Nov 25 18:29:56 2007