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Re: if swish-e index file OS portable?

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Thu Aug 11 2005 - 04:41:55 GMT
On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 09:35:41PM -0700, Hup Chen wrote:
> I have just found out my existing RedHat index file is not recognized under 
> my new CentOS 4 box.
> err: Index file error: File "/home3/indexes/myindex" has an unknown format.
> I tried to recompile CentOS 4 zlib, libxml but got no luck.  Any solution 
> other than reinstall OS?
> # uname -a
> Linux 2.6.9-11.ELsmp #1 SMP Wed Jun 8 16:59:12 CDT 2005 
> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

The index stores numbers in network portable order, but the size of
data types depends on the arch of the machine.  So you can't move from
32 to 64 bit data types.

Bill Moseley

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