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

Ralf Mattes rm at seid-online.de
Sun Feb 4 12:01:46 GMT 2007

On Sun, 2007-02-04 at 02:28 +0000, James Aylett wrote:
> 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 :-)

So far i always used the ipython shell - i never felt the need for more
(and i'm by no means a Python fan ...)

 Cheers, RalfD
> J

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