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Re: Swishe winNT and UNC name???

From: Merritt, Robert <MerrittR(at)>
Date: Wed Feb 06 2002 - 19:47:59 GMT
I will check it out and report anything usefull I find 


-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Moseley []
Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 1:36 PM
To: Merritt, Robert; Multiple recipients of list
Subject: Re: [SWISH-E] Re: Swishe winNT and UNC name???

At 11:28 AM 02/06/02 -0800, Merritt, Robert wrote:
>Funny thing is it generates some kind of index cause I get some hits 
>3 (17 meg) using UNC  vs 309 (50 meg) using mapped drive

Well, there's plenty of debugging options available to see exactly what's
happening.  -v4 will show you the files that are indexed, and -T can be
used for more detail ( -T help will give you help ).

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Bill Moseley []
>Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 10:13 AM
>To: Multiple recipients of list
>Subject: [SWISH-E] Re: Swishe winNT and UNC name???
>At 07:45 AM 02/06/02 -0800, Merritt, Robert wrote:
>>when I do the same thing on an index generate with 
>>IndexDir "x:\" #where x is attached to \\brutus\is$
>>i get 309 hits and the index is 3 times as big
>>for UNC do you need to use like a web site or
>>just treat it like FS
>Spidering follows links, where fs just follows the directory structure.  I
>think you want FS, unless you are indexing a web site and you just want to
>index things that can be followed by hyperlinks.
>I thought we found that swish could not index UNC paths.  Mapping it to a
>drive letter is a good solution, I'd think.
>Bill Moseley
Bill Moseley
Received on Wed Feb 6 19:48:34 2002