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Re: [swish-e] Empty index file(s) error

From: William M Conlon <bill(at)not-real.tothept.com>
Date: Fri Sep 14 2007 - 21:15:07 GMT
The indexing process is not completing, hence the temp files.

Take a look at the indexer output.

Bill


On Sep 14, 2007, at 2:03 PM, Parker, Peter A CONTRACTOR WRAIR-Wash DC  
wrote:

> Greetings,
> I have recently completed installation of Swish-e on an apache server
> machine with the follows details:
>
> Swish-e version: 2.4.5
> Apache version: 2.0.52
>
> I now have approximately 50 files in the directory indexed, including
> Word, Excel and Powerpoint documents and PDFs. I have gone through the
> steps outlined for indexing non-text file. Initially, when there were
> only about 7 files in the html directory the indexing worked fine and
> command line searches worked flawlessly. Now after adding more  
> files to
> the directory (about 50 files), the indexing is not working as it was.
>
> I notice that the indexer fails to remove the .temp extensions from  
> the
> files index.swish-e and index.swish-e. There also appears to be a  
> lot of
> strange characters that remain at the command line after indexing has
> completed.
>
> Here is the error that I received:
>
> #bin/swish-e -w new
> # SWISH format 2.4.5
> # Search words: new
> # Removed stopwords:
> Err: Index file(s) is empty
>
> Here is contents of my configuration file:
>
> IndexFile index.swish-e
> IndexDir /var/www/html
> FollowSymLinks yes
> WordCharacters abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789.-
> IgnoreFirstChar .-
> IgnoreLastChar  .-
> BeginCharacters abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789
> EndCharacters   abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789
> ReplaceRules remove /var/www/html
> FollowSymLinks yes
> IndexReport 2
> IgnoreWords file:
> /var/www/swish-e/share/doc/swish-e/examples/conf/stopwords/english.txt
> TranslateCharacters :ascii7:
> BumpPositionCounterCharacters |.
> FileFilter .pdf share/doc/swish-e/examples/filter-bin/_pdf2html.pl
> IndexContents HTML .pdf
> NoContents .jpg .gif .bmp
>
> I appreciate any support you can provide.
>
> Thanks,
> Peter
>
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Received on Fri Sep 14 17:15:11 2007