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Re: Shrinking swish-e memory footpring

From: <jmruiz(at)>
Date: Wed Sep 19 2001 - 17:11:20 GMT
Hi Michael,

Follow Bill's advice. Try the development version. It may use
less memory. Try it with -e switch.


On 19 Sep 2001, at 8:49, Bill Moseley wrote:

> 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 17:12:01 2001