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From Adam Groves <>
Subject Re: Sphinx and CouchDB Views
Date Tue, 24 Feb 2009 15:51:53 GMT
Thanks for the reply Paul. I'm closely watching Robert's repo too and
have taken it for a spin.

I use views to filter my data (no surprises there) and need in
addition to be able to search these filtered results.



2009/2/24 Paul Davis <>:
> I've spent alot of time looking through various approaches at FTI. The
> biggest problem with Sphinx is that it requires you to provide a
> unique 32 or 64bit integer as a document id. The impedance mismatch
> with CouchDB's arbitrary string document id's has provided a bit of a
> blocker for full on integration with Sphinx in the arbitrary case.
> I've got entirely too many different attempts for full text indexing
> on github [1], but the real one to keep an eye on is probably Robert
> Newson's fork of my CouchDB-Lucene [2] branch. He's taken it quite a
> long way and as soon as he's integrated Rhino I'm gonna close up all
> of my rather half baked attempts.
> HTH,
> Paul Davis
> [1]
> [2]
> On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 10:28 AM, Adam Groves <> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I read somewhere on the mailing list that Sphinx could be used to
>> provide fti for couchdb views. Has anyone implemented this? Would you
>> recommend it? Care to share some details? :)
>> Cheers
>> Adam

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