[Xapian-discuss] Re: Interactive command line interface to Xapian

James Aylett james-xapian at tartarus.org
Sun Feb 4 02:28:57 GMT 2007

On Sun, Feb 04, 2007 at 12:29:16AM +0000, Jason White wrote:

> > Not that I'm aware of, but it wouldn't be difficult to write in one of
> > the bindings languages (probably Python or Ruby would be the best
> > choices). What sort of commands were you thinking of?
> Select databases, search (with specified boolean query), output results, set
> options supported by the API that may be useful.
> I agree that a Python or Ruby script would be the right solution.

Hmm. I suspect with a tiny amount of hackery, the ruby interactive
shell would be able to do this. (It's better-suited than Python
because the ruby invocation syntax is a little more friendly.) That's
the lazy solution, anyway :-)


  James Aylett                                                  xapian.org
  james at tartarus.org                               uncertaintydivision.org

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