[Chicago-talk] search utility

Wiggins d'Anconia wiggins at danconia.org
Mon Mar 24 11:14:07 PDT 2008

Michael Potter wrote:
> Chicago Perl Mongers,
> I have a need for a very simple search engine for a directory of documents
> (pdf, html, ps, source code, xml, ...).  The size is several GB of data.
> I am just guessing that there is a some perl module/program that will do
> this for me.  That is: listen to a port for attachments from a browser, then
> serve out a page that has a text box to type a query string, then return
> links to the documents.
> I am hoping this has two parts:
> 1) a perl program that build an index, and
> 2) a perl program that is the server.
> If you guys tells me that this does not exist, then what modules would you
> recommend I look at and glue together to create such an animal.

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