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Re: Max index size

From: David L Norris <dave(at)>
Date: Fri Sep 16 2005 - 14:46:04 GMT
On Fri, 2005-09-16 at 06:35 -0700, Ander wrote:
> correct me if I'm wrong, but I think it's a problem of the OS (linux, I supose) rather than swish-e.

32-bit UNIX/Linux applications must be compiled with 64-bit file offset:

Downside: your index file is up to twice as large as a 32-bit index.
Upside: your index file isn't truncated at 2 GB.

Some specific references:

> You'll have to recompile the kernell to allow big file sizes (>2GB).

Linux ext2/3 in its lowest configuration supports 16 GB files and 2 TB

 David Norris
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Received on Fri Sep 16 07:46:10 2005