Introduction to Xapian

Xapian is an open source search engine library.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 systemd platform.

Package Information

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/xapian

Installation of Xapian

Install Xapian by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.


Installed Programs: copydatabase, delve, quest, simpleexpand, simpleindex, simplesearch, xapian-check, xapian-chert-update, xapian-compact, xapian-config, xapian-inspect, xapian-metadata, xapian-progsrv, xapian-replicate, xapian-replicate-server and xapian-tcpsrv
Installed Libraries: libxapian.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/xapian, /usr/lib/cmake/xapian and /usr/share/doc/xapian-core

Last updated on 2014-08-24 06:24:04 -0700