Re: [htdig3-dev] htdig-3.2.0b1 slower than htdig-3.1.3 ?


Subject: Re: [htdig3-dev] htdig-3.2.0b1 slower than htdig-3.1.3 ?
From: loic@ceic.com
Date: Wed Feb 23 2000 - 09:22:00 PST


Geoff Hutchison writes:
> At 5:48 PM +0100 2/23/00, loic@ceic.com wrote:
> > You can dramatically improve indexing speed by setting the following
> >two parameters :
> >
> >wordlist_compress: true
> >wordlist_cache_size: <the highest value you can afford on your machine>
>
> Out of curiosity, why doesn't wordlist_compress default to true?
>

 That's mainly because it's not proven bullet proof. Only 3 weeks ago
the endian sensitive bug was fixed. I thought it was safer during the
first beta testing phase to leave it off by default.
 On the other hand it's stupid because the compression is less used and
therefore less tested. Given the fact that we often say : turn it on, it
would make more sense to turn it on by default. I'll do that if you think
it's a good idea.

 Cheers,

-- 
		Loic Dachary

24 av Secretan 75019 Paris Tel: 33 1 42 45 09 16 e-mail: loic@dachary.org URL: http://www.senga.org/

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