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Re: Incremental Indexing

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Tue Jan 06 2004 - 21:01:27 GMT
On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 06:58:38AM -0800, Patrick O'Lone wrote:
> Hello,
> What does the --enable-incremental option do? There's really no
> documentation around about it. Also, in src/config.h, there is an option
> called USE_BTREE - is that experimental as well or any better for larger
> indexes? Thanks for any responses!

--enable-incremental enables the USE_BTREE backend, and allows *adding*
new data to the index (there's no way to "update" the index by removing
old data).  It's should be useful for things like mail archives that
continue to grow.

> BTW - I couldn't compile the program with the --enable-incremental, it died
> while compiling src/db_write.c, on line 743. I'm sure it's because a pointer
> to SWISHE *sw is not available locally to the setTotalWordsPerFile()
> function call.

Yes, I see that error, too.  Jose, can you take a look?

Bill Moseley
Received on Tue Jan 6 21:01:40 2004