Namazu: a Full-Text Search Engine

Namazu: a Full-Text Search Engine

Found this one by way of an article on Slashdot. Tried to compile it under Cygwin, but failed. After digging a little bit around, force converting ^M’s to proper UNIX line endings with sed -i 's/^M$//g' (that’s Ctrl-V, Ctrl-M to get an ^M) in a few files, and finally manually creating src/.libs/impgen.c out of libtool shell script, I got it to compile.

Will give it a few days of testing and see if it really is so good 🙂

There is, by the way, a Windows binary for the same, but I am almost 100% sure that I’d run onto some silly issues trying to run it under Cygwin cron. By the way, I still cannot understand why is there MinGW and Cygwin, and why some things can compile under the former, but not latter? After all, they both seem to be GPL-licensed…

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