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Re: errors migrating index to another host

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Mon May 30 2005 - 15:12:10 GMT
On Mon, May 30, 2005 at 07:21:39AM -0700, Brandon Hall wrote:
> I have swish-e 2.4.3 installed on an x86 machine running Debian
> Linux.  I have been able to create and search web indexes on this
> machine without any problems.
> I also have access to a web host that runs NetBSD (DEC Alpha).  This
> host does not have a site-wide installation of swish-e, so I
> downloaded the 2.4.3 sources and built them in my local directory
> space.  I then copied one of my indexes over from the Linux host, and
> am receiving the following error when I try to run queries on it
> (from the NetBSD alpha machine):
> $ swish-e -w foo -f index.library
> err: Index file error: File "index.library" has an unknown format.

And you are sure that you are not running a different version of

There's an Alpha available at SourceForge -- I can try tomorrow
(unless someone else can try it sooner).

Bill Moseley

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