[pylucene-dev] debian unstable package of pylucene
andraz.tori1 at guest.arnes.si
Wed Dec 27 05:18:09 PST 2006
On Tue, 2006-12-26 at 19:51 -0800, Andi Vajda wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Dec 2006, Andra Tori wrote:
> > Well it was submitted there more than a year ago (i got it from the list
> > and fixed it up to handle utf8 properly), but Porter did not include it
> > into the distribution because he wanted to clarify if all the rules are
> > ok.
> Oh well. That happens.
> I saw no copyright notice on the source file you sent.
> It might be good to add that first. If you agree to the License used by
> PyLucene, just copy the copyright notice from one of the other PyLucene source
I can't do that - i am not the author of the file in question, Porter is and he posted it on the mailing list, i just fixed it up.
It is reasonably to expect that the file bears the same licence as other stemmers he publishes in Snowball...
> > Well... by my own evaluation the stemmer is far from perfect, but still
> > very useful for many uses (i already use it directly in my project), and
> > way better than no stemmer at all... So it would be great if I could use
> > it for the PyLucene which I use...
> That makes it less than ideal for distribution by PyLucene and PyLucene only.
> Can you send a python sample about how this stemmer is/would be used with
> PyLucene (I know next to nothing about the porter stemmers package) and from
> that I can see what is needed to include it in PyLucene and I can at least
> send you instructions on how to do it yourself if it comes to that...
Well, i have to figure out first how to use any stemmer at all in PyLucenne ... I am currently using this stemmer through PyStemmer... I'll get back to you when i do it.
> > I just tried to build with gcj from experimental (4.2-20061003-1), but
> > without luck...
> GCJ 4.x is rather bleeding edge, if you want to take an easier route, use gcj
> 3.4.6. If yu need to build gcj 3.4.x from sourcesm, see PyLucene's INSTALL
Thank you _very_ much for your help. I managed to build the packages
finally, I used gcj 3.4.4 as explained in INSTALL and with the debian
skeleton from Brett Parker.
they pass the "make test" test.
The result is here for anyone who needs this:
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