On Mon, 14 Aug 2006, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Don Armstrong:
> > Assuming there's a box available that can handle it, HyperEstraier is
> > pretty easy to set up and configure to do this sort of thing...
> According to what I've heard, it tries to fit the whole database
> into memory during index generation, so it's not suitable for
> indexing lists.debian.org.
That doesn't appear to be the case in my experience. [Just to give you
merkel 02:51:40 /org/scratch/don$ du -sh estraier/
merkel 02:51:42 /org/scratch/don$ ps axfu|grep estraier
don 28099 0.0 0.6 345984 305392 pts/6 S+ Jul18 0:08 | \_ /home/don/estmaster start estraier
don 28140 0.0 0.6 345984 305392 pts/6 S+ Jul18 1:23 | \_ /home/don/estmaster start estraier
The biggest it got when I was adding the entire database was around a
1.5G. Just for reference, the current size of the BTS is around 30G.]
(Some of that bloat is the fact that I'm evil and build estmaster
If it jams, force it. If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway.
-- Lowery's Law