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Re: Shrinking swish-e memory footpring

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Wed Sep 19 2001 - 15:49:03 GMT
At 08:08 AM 09/19/01 -0700, Michael wrote:
>Has anyone hacked swish-e to use a disk file rather than memory to 
>build its image during indexing. I have to index numerous sites that 
>are of unknown size and large (and growing). The memory footprint of 
>at least one of these is ~100megs (128meg machine) and will soon 
>crash against the wall. The ending index file is a mere 9 megs -- 
>there must be a more memory efficient way to do this.

Which version of swish are you using?

There's the -e switch in recent versions that will use a disk file while
indexing, but in some versions peek memory usage was still about the same.
Is that still true, Jose? 

Bill Moseley
Received on Wed Sep 19 15:49:39 2001