Tried that downloading the debian package, as well as
the swish-e site 2.4.3 tar ball. Confusion reigned
for a while because suddenly things seem to work.
I am still sure what's going on...
The 2.4.3 configure script demands the cc1plus
processor (2.4.4 script does not), which was not
installed. So I apt-get g++. I also installed some
other packages to be able to use debian build tools.
Suddenly all versions I am playing with run fine. It
seems that some package I installed (without which
2.4.4 build fine) made the difference.
I did this on a company machine, but when I get back
to my laptop tonight (where so far only the Ubuntu
packages version works right), I might be able to work
out which package is the culprit by downloading them
one by one.
--- Bill Moseley <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 01, 2006 at 09:59:31PM -0800, Gertjan
> Hofman wrote:
> > My thought was that I would download CVS versions
> > different dates and see when the problem starts to
> > occur. I ran into a number of problems, but let me
> > stick with one for now.
> > Ubuntu 6.06LTS comes with 2.4.3. I posted the conf
> > file earlier, but essentially letting it loose on
> > directory containing two 15 MB .xls files. Using
> > -e option, it (Ubuntu's 2.4.3) barely takes more
> > 3% of my measly 446 MB.
> > I dowload the CVS tagged version 2.4.3, which I
> > is identical ? All .c files date from 2004.
> > With the exact same indexing options & conf file,
> > grind the laptop with 2 Gb swap space to a halt.
> That's frustrating. Did you try downloading the
> 2.4.3 source
> distribution, too? The tagged version should be the
> same, but might
> be worth a try. I assume the Ubuntu version is from
> the swish-e
> download page.
> If it's really something different with how the
> Ubuntu is built then
> what about unpacking the .deb and checking for any
> configuration options they are using.
> Then you could also try building that version and
> see if it's
> Bill Moseley
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