[sword-devel] Clucene .09.23 and Sword 1.6.0 / 1.6-svn -Compiling Help

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Wed Nov 25 23:21:40 MST 2009

Nic Carter wrote:
> Thanks for the quick reply, Greg  :)
> I have CLucene running fine on the iPhone (I found getting cURL a bit
> more tricky!), I'm just curious about CLucene .23 (faster, less
> memory footprint) vs .21 (which is what sword currently uses) and
> Nathan was looking into this, I think?
> Just timed indexing KJV on my 2.5 year old MacBook Pro (using
> MacSword2 - which I'm loving, btw!) & it was over 50 seconds.  I'm
> laughing at how long that would take on an iPhone or any such device!
> What have others done for search on small/similar devices?

MacSword uses SearchKit, so index times aren't really representative of 
CLucene index times. (They might be better or worse, I don't know.)

And the KJV is probably the least representative module to index, since 
it's so data-heavy compared to other modules, which tend to be mostly text.


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