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Summary: how to improve the speed of searches and categories on large sites with slow machines
Version: 1.3 - 2006-8-18
Prerequisites: Last tested on PmWiki version: 2.1.14
Maintainer: Martin Fick
Discussion: FastSearch-Talk


How can I improve the speed of searches and categories on large sites with slow machines?


  • Be sure to have find and grep in your Path

How do you find out if find and grep are in the path?

  • Put grepsearch.phpΔ in your cookbook/directory.
  • Add the following line to local/config.php:
  • Edit the pagelist.php script and comment out the MakePageList function (it is redefined in the grepsearch.php script)



  • This recipe was last tested on PmWiki version: 2.1.14

2006-8-18 : FastSearch - version 1.3

  • Upgraded to work with pmwiki 2.1.14

2005-12-02 : FastSearch - version 1.2

  • Fixed potential security bug with user input.

2005-11-02 : FastSearch - version 1.1

  • Properly skips hidden subdirs.
  • Works if wiki.d is a link.

2005-11-02 : FastSearch - version 1.0

See Also



See discussion at FastSearch-Talk

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