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Re: Re: Config files and

From: <adivey1(at)>
Date: Thu Jun 03 2004 - 16:25:33 GMT
Documentation not too helpful :(

Let's steer the question this direction...

In my SWISH-E configuration file, I have

StoreDescription HTML* <body> 20000

Using, with -v 3, I can see that it's using the HTML2 parser. So shouldn't it then pass that onto my StoreDescription line? When I run a swish.cgi through my browser, I don't get any text to highlight (summary, whatever you wanna call it) for anything other than HTML files. I haven't tried TXT or PPT, but PDF and DOC don't have anything. They don't have null though.

Anyway, what do I have to change, and where do I change it, to get the snapshot (summary, highlightable area, etc) to display on the search page?

I feel like that didn't make any sense... Thanks in advance!


> From: Bill Moseley <>
> Date: 2004/06/02 Wed PM 04:04:28 EDT
> To:
> CC: Multiple recipients of list <>
> Subject: Re: Config files and
> On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 12:11:13PM -0700, wrote:
> > Where can I find documentation that'll tell me which configuration
> > files are overriden by using Obviously, IndexDir is
> > specified in the file, but entries like  StoreDescription and
> > IndexContents, and MetaNames, how do I know which ones are being read
> > and ignored?
>           o Alphabetical Listing of Directives
>           o Directives that Control Swish
>           o Administrative Headers Directives
>           o Document Source Directives
>           o Document Contents Directives
>           o Directives for the File Access method only
>           o Directives for the HTTP Access Method Only
>           o Directives for the prog Access Method Only
>           o Document Filter Directives
>                 + Filtering with SWISH::Filter
>                 + Filtering with the FileFilter feature 
>     * Document Info 
> So, they are suppose to be broken up by options that control the
> indexing vs. options that control what files are passed to swish for
> indexing.
> So, setting swish-e to follow symbolic links probably isn't going to
> effect spidering.  But MetaNames is how the data is indexed, regardless
> of where it comes from.
> Technical writers always welcome.
> -- 
> Bill Moseley
Received on Thu Jun 3 09:25:36 2004