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Re: errors migrating index to another host

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Tue May 31 2005 - 03:21:43 GMT
On Mon, May 30, 2005 at 09:52:59AM -0700, David L Norris wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-05-30 at 07:23 -0700, Brandon Hall wrote:
> > 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):
> I can confirm this behavior between x86 and Alpha hosts.  I built on the
> Source Forge alpha-linux1 and x86-linux1 Debian hosts.

Thanks for confirming that.  It makes sense.

> I would expect the problem is that Alpha is 64-bit and x86 is 32-bit.
> The same index file created on Alpha is almost exactly twice the size of
> the index created on x86.

Makes good sense.  The index is not going to be portable in that case.

Bill Moseley

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