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Re: [swish-e] Swish 3

From: Josh Rabinowitz <joshr-swishe(at)>
Date: Tue Jul 21 2009 - 14:42:18 GMT
At 3:22 PM -0500 7/17/09, Peter Karman wrote:
>[ ... ]
>I just did a small test using about 80k docs (about 1.5G) just for
>Swish-e 2.4.7 = 00:07:46
>swish_xapian  = 00:32:47
>Quite a difference. Note though that Swish-e 2.x by default (without -e)
>does it all in RAM (except for properties) and only flushes to disk at
>the end. Xapian flushes every N (default 10000) docs where N is
>adjustable (set it with XAPIAN_FLUSH_THRESHOLD to something higher if
>you have enough RAM to accomodate).

Is there an example of using Swish3 with Xapian to build and search 
on an index?

I read the Swish3 page at, and saw 
that there some mention of an example in the swish3 docs, but I 
couldn't find it in Swish3's svn trunk.

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