[Xapian-discuss] Indexing images, .zip, .dwg and other binary files

Tom tom at lemurconsulting.com
Tue Nov 30 12:29:53 GMT 2010

Hi Brian,

This is certainly possible, just by generating terms from the
filename. But are you talking about writing an app from scratch, or
adding this to an existing one? (I'm not sure but I think omega might
already support this).


On 30 November 2010 12:01, Brian Burton <dynamoeffects at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have scoured the documentation and mailing list but can't find what seems
> to be an obvious question.
> I would simply like to index binary files (images, zips, dwg files) so that
> they are included in the search results.  They wouldn't need to be parsed
> for content, only have the filenames searchable.
> Is this possible with Xapian?  If not has anyone come up with an alternate
> strategy?
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