After spidering my whole site for about 3 or 4 hours, I got this error:
err: Property Compression Error. zlib compress2 returned: -4 Prop len:
106 compress buf size: 1107 compress level:-1
I have a 73 meg index file, but the file has a .temp extension still.
What went wrong? Do I have to respider my whole site again? Obviously
I need some type of program installed? Do I need to install zlib
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Subject: [SWISH-E] Re: spider a database
On Sat, Nov 05, 2005 at 11:09:43AM -0800, Michael Porcaro wrote:
> Ok I think I am understanding now. I was confused because I didn't
> realize there are 2 different configuration files. One for parameters
> which is much simpler (swish.conf) and another for spider.pl, which
> requires perl knowledge (a perl config file). So there are 2 config
> files, am I correct on this?
Kind of. The spider's job is to fetch documents form websites. So,
as you might expect, there's a config file to tell the spider what
urls to spider, which to skip, and maybe how to filter non-text
documents. The spider output the files it fetches in a format that's
read by swish.
Swish-e's job is to take documents and parse out the words and index
them. So there's a config file for controlling how swish deals with
If you want to think of both of those activities as one thing with two
config files, that's up to you.
> Finally, where is this custom config perl file supposed to go? Under
> what directory? I tried running it in my cgi-bin (local website) but
> didn't work.
Interesting. So, why do you think the configuration file is a cgi
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