indexer — fulltext index generator
indexer [--config CONFIGFILE] [--rotate] [--noprogress | --quiet ]
[--all | INDEX ... ]
indexer --buildstops OUTPUTFILE COUNT [--config CONFIGFILE]
[--noprogress | --quiet ] [--all | INDEX ... ]
indexer --merge MAIN_INDEX DELTA_INDEX [--config CONFIGFILE]
[--rotate] [--noprogress | --quiet ]
Sphinx is a collection of programs that aim to provide high quality
fulltext search. indexer fetches all documents from the configured
sources and creates the index data files.
This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the
original program does not have a manual page. Instead, it has
documentation in HTML format, see below.
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
options starting with two dashes (‘-’). A summary of options is
included below. For a complete description, see the HTML
--config Specify an alternate configuration file to use.
--all Causes indexer to (re-)index all indexes, instead of the
--quiet Suppress all non-error output.
Suppress progress information.
Show summary of options.
--rotate Writes index data files as INDEX.new files and sends a SIGHUP
to searchd, causing it to rotate the index files.
search (1), searchd (1).
Sphinx and it’s programs are documented fully by the Spinx reference
manual available in /usr/share/doc/sphinxsearch.
This manual page was written by Christian Hofstaedtler ch+debian-
firstname.lastname@example.org for the Debian system (but may be used by others).
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later
version published by the Free Software Foundation.
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License
can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.