Perl API to Lucene
marvin at rectangular.com
Fri May 5 08:33:53 BST 2006
On May 4, 2006, at 1:50 PM, Robert Rothenberg wrote:
> On 05/04/2006 09:38 AM Nik Clayton wrote:
>> What're the benefits of this over Plucene?
> If it can run on platforms that Plucene cannot, then that is a
> benefit in
> itself. (Plucence is one of those modules that I've never been able
> to get
> to run on any platform I've used--Windows, Cygwin, or Linux.)
KinoSearch 0.10 was just uploaded to CPAN a couple of hours ago. The
primary motivation for this release is Windows compatibility: 0.10
builds and tests fine on Win32 ActivePerl 817, based on perl-5.8.8.
Hopefully it will work fine with Cygwin as well, and if it doesn't,
I'll be fixing it. Several flavors of Linux have been no problem for
a while now.
The feature set is nearly the same as Plucene's, with the addition of
an integrated Highlighter. Unlike Lucene's highlighter, though, this
one handles phrase queries correctly.
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