Swish-e is a fast, flexible, and free open source system for indexing
collections of Web pages or other files. Swish-e is ideally suited for
collections of a million documents or smaller. Using the GNOME libxml2 parser
and a collection of filters, Swish-e can index plain text, e-mail, PDF, HTML,
XML, Microsoft Word/PowerPoint/Excel, and just about any file that can be
converted to XML or HTML text.
The Swish-e README File
If you are upgrading Swish-e, please review the CHANGES file before
installation. The index format may change and existing indexes may need
to be re-created before use.
Swish-e is Simple Web Indexing System for Humans - Enhanced. Swish-e can
quickly and easily index directories of files or remote web sites and
Swish-e is available via cvs from SourceForge. See http://swish-e.org for
links to SourceForge and instructions downloading via cvs.
The buildswishe.pl script can be used to fetch the latest cvs source, along
with latest libxml2 and zlib sources, and build them all.
Otherwise, swish-e uses the familiar: