[Wikipedia-l] Search database not updated? (fwd)

Jimmy Wales jwales at bomis.com
Wed Oct 10 21:27:39 UTC 2001

I temporarily disabled the cron during our traffic crisis.  I will
re-instate it now.  Also, I'll run the job by hand now, which will
take a couple of hours to update the engine.

lsanger at nupedia.com wrote:
> How frequently is the Wikipedia search engine updated now?  Someone else
> expressed some concern about this recently, I think...they seemed to think
> it was updated less often than once per day.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 22:54:50 -0500
> From: Axel Boldt <Axel.Boldt at metrostate.edu>
> Reply-To: wikipedia-l at nupedia.com
> To: wikipedia-l at nupedia.com
> Subject: [Wikipedia-l] Search database not updated?
> >From discussion at http://www.wikipedia.com/wiki/Wikipedia_commentary/Search_Engine
> it appears that the search database has not been updated in a while. Could someone
> with access to the server please check if there's a working cron script in place to index
> the site daily?
> Axel
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