Meanwhile I have completed the work on ioda fulltext engine.
It is available from http://ioda.sourceforge.net/
tools to archive a cur table from Wikipedias MySQL database.
A complete ready-to-run example, using a fully indexed de-wikipedia from
Sept 8 2004, and including the binaries is available for download from:
(91 MB bz2). Unpack and run
it for a performance test.