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  • Hi All.. We are running a small search-test script to test speed of searches. We iterate through a list of 2500 searches, executing each. After a while we started noticing that the speed or recurring ...
    Ron KassRon Kass
    Oct 23, 2007 at 8:09 pm
    Nov 22, 2007 at 2:08 pm
  • I've uploaded Xapian 1.0.4, which as usual you can download from: http://www.xapian.org/download.php This release includes some significant speed improvements for searhcing, a few new features, and ...
    Olly BettsOlly Betts
    Oct 30, 2007 at 6:39 am
    Nov 14, 2007 at 1:47 pm
  • Hi all, I have had a site happily running Xapian 0.8.x through the PHP/SWIG bindings for a few years. I am moving the site to new hardware and figured it would be a good time to upgrade Xapian to ...
    Mike BooneMike Boone
    Oct 8, 2007 at 7:47 pm
    Oct 10, 2007 at 4:34 pm
  • I googled for an answer but didn't find one. Any idea what's going on? I have all the prerequisites per the HACKING file. Except Ubuntu doesn't have a libtool 1.5.22, however the bootstrap worked on ...
    Oct 23, 2007 at 8:23 pm
    Oct 24, 2007 at 7:00 pm
  • Try the following code: #!/usr/bin/perl -W use strict; use threads; use Search::Xapian; my $Xapian_DB = Search::Xapian::WritableDatabase- new("test",Search::Xapian::DB_CREATE_OR_OPEN); my $Thr1 = ...
    Ron KassRon Kass
    Oct 19, 2007 at 1:15 am
    Nov 1, 2007 at 6:09 am
  • Assuming we have a server with 2GB memory and 500GB disk. We want to use it for indexing of an always updating database of documents. And lets say each document is 2KB of text. We have a process that ...
    Ron KassRon Kass
    Oct 11, 2007 at 5:51 pm
    Oct 19, 2007 at 4:22 am
  • It seems there is no support yet for remote database querying in Perl. From the cpan documentation: "Unwrapped methods: The following methods are not yet wrapped: Enquire::get_eset(...) with more ...
    Ron KassRon Kass
    Oct 10, 2007 at 4:38 pm
    Dec 2, 2008 at 4:41 am
  • Hi all, I found that the figure returned by MSet::get_matches_estimated() varies depending on how results are to be sorted. For instance, in my index, value 4 contains date and time in the format ...
    Fabrice ColinFabrice Colin
    Oct 16, 2007 at 2:50 pm
    Oct 26, 2007 at 10:54 am
  • Hi all. First, a note about remote database connection over Perl. We actually found an easy way to work around the unwrapped Renote::open issue.. We use a stub file. You might say that open_stub in ...
    Ron KassRon Kass
    Oct 27, 2007 at 6:03 pm
    Oct 28, 2007 at 10:28 am
  • One thing I found from our conversion of 0.8.5 to 1.0.3 is that the quoted phrases are not stemmed (nor is the Z prefix applied) by the QueryParser in 1.0.3. Is there a way to get the QueryParser to ...
    Mike BooneMike Boone
    Oct 17, 2007 at 9:35 pm
    Oct 28, 2007 at 3:01 pm
  • The following test script was written to test what I found as a possible bug in query parser #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use Search::Xapian qw/:standard/; my $QueryParser = new ...
    Ron KassRon Kass
    Oct 23, 2007 at 3:35 pm
    Oct 24, 2007 at 6:35 am
  • Xapians! If tomorrow Xapian search engine would achieved the same performance and result in searches as Google we would not be able to beat Google, because we would create only a copy of the searches ...
    Kevin DurajKevin Duraj
    Oct 1, 2007 at 10:01 pm
    Oct 19, 2007 at 10:45 pm
  • I'm using dbi2omega and scriptindex to index a database with chinese characters. Searches are done with php4-bindings. While the index-file is in utf8, the results from the searches are glibberish. ...
    Athlon athlonfAthlon athlonf
    Oct 18, 2007 at 8:47 pm
    Oct 24, 2007 at 4:16 pm
  • Hi, All, Now we are investigating a open search engine for mobile device. Both Xapian and Clucene are c++ open search engine. From the performance perspective, which one is better for mobile device? ...
    Sun Jianhong-a18232Sun Jianhong-a18232
    Oct 19, 2007 at 9:40 am
    Dec 17, 2007 at 5:12 pm
  • I've been struggling trying to figure out now to do a value range search in Perl. My omega indexer_script file has the following line in it: create_date : value=0 date=yyyymmdd I've been able to sort ...
    Jim SpathJim Spath
    Oct 26, 2007 at 5:43 pm
    Oct 27, 2007 at 3:58 am
  • I made the following changes to Omega, per the instructions in http://www.xapian.org/docs/queryparser.html, and wildcards do not work at all. I'm hoping its something simple. ...
    Kenneth LoafmanKenneth Loafman
    Oct 2, 2007 at 9:34 pm
    Oct 3, 2007 at 1:20 pm
  • Xapian, omega and scriptindex version 1.0.3 from HEAD about a week ago. This is from omega FMT=godmode. 1 XRULERule_237 ...
    Oct 31, 2007 at 12:35 am
    Oct 31, 2007 at 3:39 pm
  • Hello, after upgrading xapian from 1.0.2 to 1.0.3 i get exceptions errors while searching, such as: Exception: Failed to update flint version file: /var/lib/wtf/dev/db/ profile/iamflint and recently ...
    Markus WörleMarkus Wörle
    Oct 11, 2007 at 4:21 pm
    Oct 11, 2007 at 5:48 pm
  • I did a query such as "offered NEAR/4 case" but the query that was returned is: Xapian::Query((offered:(pos=1) NEAR 5 case:(pos=2))) I also notices that a NEAR without the range came back with a NEAR ...
    Oct 27, 2007 at 3:42 pm
    Oct 28, 2007 at 1:11 am
  • I have just finished a test of merging 3 files and measuring the speed and efficiency of the operation, and here are the results: /------/ /time xapian-compact /fts/FTS_1_part1 /fts/FTS_1_part2 ...
    Ron KassRon Kass
    Oct 16, 2007 at 11:17 am
    Oct 17, 2007 at 8:06 am
  • In our search app, users currently search 4 different fields at the same time. I am adding functionality so that users can optionally limit their search to individual fields. I was able to get this ...
    Jim SpathJim Spath
    Oct 29, 2007 at 5:34 pm
    Oct 29, 2007 at 5:43 pm
  • Hello, I am using the Python (python 2.4.4 on Debian Etch) bindings of the current stable Version of xapian (self-compiled). What I was trying to achieve is to get all the terms that matched in a ...
    Carsten ReimerCarsten Reimer
    Oct 29, 2007 at 4:21 pm
    Oct 29, 2007 at 4:44 pm
  • Hi, I'm getting a runtime error when trying to use spell correct in sentences separated with a '-', like "wrongword-wrongword". It is related to fields where the position of terms are important. ...
    Bruno RezendeBruno Rezende
    Oct 29, 2007 at 12:58 pm
    Oct 29, 2007 at 3:00 pm
  • Hello all, please I need know, first, how install xapian for php in windows, I not can make the dll please any one can send me. And second how I save the xapian db in mysql, I can make the searchs ...
    Aleph ThomasAleph Thomas
    Oct 25, 2007 at 5:56 pm
    Oct 26, 2007 at 12:37 am
  • Hi, Apologies if I sound like a stuck record :-) I can build the 1.0.3 xapian-bindings spec file with PHP4 if I drop the %{_datadir} from the php4 source directory (second line): %{?!_without_php: [ ...
    Tim BrodyTim Brody
    Oct 19, 2007 at 11:05 am
    Oct 25, 2007 at 6:21 pm
  • The following test script was written to test what I found as a possible bug in query parser #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use Search::Xapian qw/:standard/; my $QueryParser = new ...
    Ron KassRon Kass
    Oct 22, 2007 at 3:38 pm
    Oct 22, 2007 at 9:10 pm
  • After couple of day of hacking my Fedora 6 server, finally I was able to install the new version of Xapian 1.0.3_svn9466 from trunk. Steps ----------- 1. Removed all old Xapian files and libraries ...
    Kevin DurajKevin Duraj
    Oct 16, 2007 at 5:54 am
    Oct 17, 2007 at 2:55 am
  • Hey all ! I'm getting a really strange thing happening in some code that once worked with an older version of Xapian < 1.0 and that now seems "broken" in 1.2.0. Basically if I do... my @my_terms = ...
    Joss ShawJoss Shaw
    Oct 11, 2007 at 6:05 pm
    Oct 11, 2007 at 6:45 pm
  • Dear Xapian list members, My first post ever on this list, so please don't go hard on me ;) I have recently started to work with Xapian, I run a forum for an opensource game project, and we have ...
    Simon de la CourtSimon de la Court
    Oct 1, 2007 at 1:51 pm
    Oct 1, 2007 at 2:16 pm
  • Any word on when we'll see .deb packages for 1.0.3? --Mike Barton Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message (including any attached or embedded documents) is intended for the exclusive and ...
    Michael BartonMichael Barton
    Oct 24, 2007 at 9:47 am
    Oct 24, 2007 at 9:47 am
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