[Xapian-discuss] Remote access to database

Francis Irving francis at flourish.org
Wed Jul 13 01:07:12 BST 2005

On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 11:35:41AM +0100, Olly Betts wrote:
> 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.

You mean via Enquire::set_sorting ?

We use that.  How hard would it be to fix?


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