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Re: Indexed search with grep-like output

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Indexed search with grep-like output
Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2011 12:40:10 +0100

On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 12:18 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2011 05:12:32 +0100
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> I do not know about other search engines, but at least Windows Desktop
>> Search allows you to restrict the search later.
> Because it's dog slow.

Is it? Can you give an example?

I read that people have had good experience with Lucene and large
amounts of files. Have you tested Lucene?

> `lid' is very fast, so if you don't want to
> index each tree separately, you can filter the output (which includes
> the full absolute file name) in Emacs, in the process filter that
> accepts `lid's output.

Is not that slow since it requires a lot process switching?

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