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Re: swish-e on a large scale

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)not-real.hank.org>
Date: Thu Sep 30 2004 - 16:35:40 GMT
On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 09:27:11AM -0700, Aaron Bazar wrote:
> indexed. If you want to stop the process without toasting your index, you
> should kill the perl spider process. (ps -ef|grep spider.pl... kill the perl
> process dealing with spider.pl ... do not kill swish-e, or you will lose
> everything).

Send it a sighup as that tells the spider to stop nicely.  If you just
kill it it may end up with the very last document not written
completely to swish and swish will abort indexing on the very last
document (argh!).

-- 
Bill Moseley
moseley@hank.org

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