At 10:52 PM 8/1/01, Bill Moseley wrote:
>Does anyone use swish-search?
I use it. My sysadmin insisted!
>I guess it's suppose to be a "safer" version
>of swish-e since it can't write index files.
Exactly. It's also "lighter weight", with a smaller memory footprint,
but the main difference is that no hacker can possibly do anything
to your system because swish-search simply can't open output files.
>Does that imply that swish-e is not safe?
Do air bags imply that your car is not safe? Nope. Just an extra layer.
I hope this build option does not go away in future releases.
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