Package Details: sphinx 2.2.11-2

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Package Base: sphinx
Description: Free open-source SQL full-text search engine.
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Keywords: devel engine fulltext
Licenses: GPL
Submitter: None
Maintainer: cinatic
Last Packager: cinatic
Votes: 69
Popularity: 0.000010
First Submitted: 2008-05-26 00:46
Last Updated: 2017-06-05 10:09

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cinatic commented on 2015-10-08 10:37

thx for the hint, i compared the install hook with those from mariadb and apache and decided now to change it in a slightly different way

peterhoeg commented on 2015-10-08 09:28

Both groupadd and useradd in sphinx.install should use the --system parameter so the sphinx user is created correctly.

Maybe add --shell /usr/bin/nologin as well?

cinatic commented on 2015-05-13 09:42

uhm good question, i am not able to find the source for the search executable. I remember that i tried it once 1 year ago and got some troubles with the command line tools. Maybe they removed it now

IMO it is better to test it by mysql client:
-> mysql -P 9306 -h

For SphinxSE you should try workbench or another mysql client of your choice.

scooter commented on 2015-05-12 19:15

Hi there. I installed this, but it seems to be missing the "search" command. All the articles I read mention this command for console searching. Is there a reason it's missing? How do I get it?

cinatic commented on 2015-04-28 18:00

i updated the source and commented the user and group "sphinx" params, i think systemd user is sufficient for the daemon

Enverex commented on 2015-04-28 13:54

Is the service file correct? It claims it failed to start but it's running just fine. Should it be set to simple or some other service type?

Enverex commented on 2015-04-28 13:53

Is the service file correct? It claims it failed to start but it's running just fine. Should it be set to forking or some other service type?

cinatic commented on 2015-01-28 21:44

@dcelasun updated

i will check the services at the weekend

dcelasun commented on 2015-01-28 08:09

@alculquicondor 2.2.7 is out.

dcelasun commented on 2015-01-28 08:03

@Slash: You are right, without to pid file "indexer --rotate --all" doesn't work, but "indexer --all" does. But without switching to Type=simple in the service file, "systemctl start sphinx" immediately fails for me.

Does it work for you? How?