[Xapian-discuss] Remote access to database

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Tue Jul 12 11:35:41 BST 2005

On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 10:34:34AM +0100, Francis Irving wrote:
> Can anyone think of a good way to provide remote, read-only, anonymous
> access to a Xapian database?

Use the remote backend?  With xapian-tcpd you can just run it on a TCP
port on your server.  Then people can just do:

Xapian::Database db(Remote::open("theyworkforyou.com", 9999));

The remote backend doesn't support sorting on a value currently though
which might be an issue.


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