[Kc] Apache Lucy 0.1.0 released

Peter Karman peter at peknet.com
Sat Jun 11 18:52:36 PDT 2011

Me wrote on 6/11/11 8:40 PM:
> I have looked at Lucene before.
> And it handles a lot of constructions of search morphology.
> But, of course, it requires a grounding in java to use.
> (I know there is solr, but you still need to maintain the software.)

right. /me nods

> It looks like Lucy is maybe not quite as massive as Lucene, but easier to
> use in smaller productions (via apache instead of a servlet).
> They mention a quicker startup time than Lucene.
> Which seem to support this approach?

Lucy relies heavily on mmap().

> Is lucy easy to install?
> (Which would make it nice for smaller projects.)


% cpan -i Lucy

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