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Re: indexing pdf on win 2000

From: <moseley(at)>
Date: Mon Jun 09 2003 - 16:41:54 GMT
On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 07:39:19AM -0700, Kelli Coggins wrote:
> I am using a win 2000 machine and I think I need to use xpdf's pdftotext
> filter. We have not installed Perl on our machine.

> FileFilter .pdf c:/xpdf/pdftotext.exe '"%p"-'

I would think you would want a space after the %p

> I run the following from my command line
> swish-e -c procedures.cfg -s prog

You mean -S prog.  But your config says:

  IndexDir "d:/LowCoNet Intranet Files/Procedures"

which I'll bet is not a program.

> I get a good index of the html files, but for each pdf file swish finds, I
> get an "error:couldn't open file myfilename.pdf.

Is that really the error?

Please cut-n-paste your examples.

Bill Moseley
Received on Mon Jun 9 16:42:01 2003