[ic] More than one swish-e index per catalog?

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Tue Aug 23 11:27:39 UTC 2011

On 08/23/2011 12:59 PM, DB wrote:
>> On Mon, 2011-08-22 at 10:39 -0400, DB wrote:
>>> I see in the docs:
>>>> To configure your catalog to use Swish, modify the appropriate catalog.cfg and add:
>>>> Swish command /usr/bin/swish-e
>>>> Swish index products/swish-e.db
>>> This implies that I can search only one swish-e index per catalog. Is
>>> this indeed the case?
>>> DB
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>> Not at all.  Multiple indexes can be searched in a single catalog just
>> by adding additional lines to catalog.cfg, (and also running additional
>> engines with cron)
>> Swish command /usr/bin/swish-e
>> Swish index products/swish-e.index.1.db
>> Swish index products/swish-e.index.2.db
>> I would only do this if there was a strong reason to keep them separate
>> though.  People don't really understand by default that their search is
>> only looking at one index or the other...
>> Rick
> OK thanks - I can't find much detail in the documentation. I suppose
> there's always the code itself. How would a swish-e form know which
> index to search?

You can use mv_search_file (sf) to specify the indexes used in a search form.


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