[Xapian-devel] Re: Problem with Perl bindings (enquire)

R. Mattes rm at mh-freiburg.de
Wed Jul 20 20:34:00 BST 2005

On Wed, 2005-07-20 at 19:28 +0100, Olly Betts wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 16, 2005 at 03:46:10PM +0200, R. Mattes wrote:
> > On Fri, 15 Jul 2005 19:13:44 +0400, Pronichev Alexander wrote:
> > > You may use "replace_document" method of Xapian::WriteableDatabase, 
> > > if you know document id. 
> > 
> > Err, what? I _do_ intend to use replace_document -- that's what my post is
> > all about. But to _find_ the correct document id I need to query the
> > database and for _that_ I need to create an enquire ...
> You can also pass a term name to replace_document or delete_document
> instead of a document id, and any documents which are indexed by that
> term will be replaced or deleted.  It was added some time ago.

Ah, ok, that's great news. So if I index an unique document ID i can
just pass that to replace document.
One more thing i observed (but it was late at night :) :
It seemed as if replace_document didn't alter the document _data_ 
(i.e. the fields set with set_data). Is this correct?

 Cheers RalfD

> Cheers,
>     Olly
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