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Re: Re: Searching multiple indices

From: Paul Thomas <paul(at)>
Date: Tue Aug 22 2000 - 18:48:43 GMT
On Tue, 22 Aug 2000, David Norris wrote:

> You might want to merge the update indices with the old indices after
> you have indexed.  (swish-e -M index1 updates1 -f index1_new)  That
> would allow you to incrementally update a master index.  The ranking
> isn't great this way, but, it's better than nothing.  

Is it fasterr and less demanding of the cpu to merge a new index with a
master than it is to just index all the files at once? How would this
adversly affect ranking?

> You could use 'find' with a shell script to build a list of files newer
> than a particular date.  Perhaps files newer than the date of the index
> file you are
> updating.

Thanks for the suggestions!

--Paul T.

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Received on Tue Aug 22 12:45:12 2000