[Xapian-discuss] Can be Xapian used to perform standard SQL statements?

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Sun Dec 12 12:33:45 GMT 2010

On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 01:05:40PM +0100, David G Ortega wrote:
> I see whats happening behind. I suppose that Xapian is opening the databases
> as is with "dbi2omega" and indexing the content, probably the same way as
> should be done with other sources as PDF, HTML, etc...

Yes, that's right.

> I thought that Xapian had a database layer as Sphinx that has support for
> MySql and PG.

Oh, you mean a way for updates made to the SQL database to be automatically
fed to Xapian too (or perhaps vice versa)?

There's nothing like that built-in, and I've not heard of anyone having
written it as an external adaptor.


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