Re: Indexing Hard-drive(s) and Searching It(Them)
Never mind. Problem solved. XP has an option for indexing while idle. I just
wonder if it creates a full-text index and how sophisticated search really
is. Do more powerful alternatives exist?
"Roy S Schestowitz" <email@example.com>
wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> Does anybody know a piece of software that will scan my hard-drive for
> data (not binary of course) and then build an index like a Web search
> engine? I would like to be able to search my hard-drive not just by
> filenames, but also by tokens that exist in files.
> fgrep comes close to doing this, but it traverses the files in real time,
> not off-line, therefore it is extremely slow. I need something that does
> computation in advance and builds an information-base.