[pylucene-dev] About compiling with gcc 4.2
vajda at osafoundation.org
Fri Nov 24 02:04:14 PST 2006
On Thu, 23 Nov 2006, Greg Kuperberg wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 11:12:12PM -0400, David Pratt wrote:
>> Hi Greg, Andi has been pretty much been single-handedly helping everyone
>> on this list with very good and timely advice. I think you are a bit off
>> base with your comments. Admittedly, the compile time is long - but
>> PyLucene itself is real software ingenuity - and it also takes what it
>> takes to compile.
> In one respect I didn't quite say it right. Andi personally has done
> a lot of great work. Without him there may not even be any PyLucene.
The list of people who make PyLucene possible is actually quite long:
> So Andi has done plenty and I do not by any means mean to say that he
> hasn't done enough.
> I can also concede that installation has been made harder by two things
> that are beyond the control of Andi or anyone else who works on PyLucene.
But for PyLucene proper, no one else but me is actively working on it.
I welcome contributions satisfying PyLucene's itch !
> "Lucene in Action" is a pretty good book. I learned what I needed
> from it. But it is not quite excellent. It has a pervasive
> gee-whiz tone that makes it harder to understand.
> Also, "Lucene in Action" has not been updated for Lucene 2.0 AFAIK.
A second edition is in the works (so I hear).
The python version of the "Lucene in Action" samples that ship with PyLucene
2.0.0 have been updated to the new Lucene API, though. Most of them them are
run during 'make test'.
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