Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Jan 2007 15:11 UTC, submitted by Torsten Rahn
Benchmarks "A number of search engines are available for the Gnome and KDE desktop environments, many based around the open source Lucene search engine. It would be tremendous if we could adopt one of these search engines for the Gnome platform, so we can provide the type of integrated search experience for our users that they really need, irrespective of which distort they are using. So to help in this assessment we have carried out a comparison of four different Unix based indexers [.pdf]."
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RE[5]: not perfect but still nice
by g2devi on Thu 18th Jan 2007 21:05 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: not perfect but still nice"
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glib is basically as set of c functions to handle data structures plus a few things like event loops and basic thread (see http://developer.gnome.org/doc/API/2.2/glib/index.html ).

There's nothing GNOME-specific about it and it's extremely useful if you're doing any C programming since it allows you not to re-invent the wheel (e.g. virtually every C programmer re-invents the linked list). The danger of this constant re-inventing is that you might accidentally re-invent it wrong or re-invent it non-optimally.

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