Need a replacement for textproc/glimpse

illoai at illoai at
Mon Jun 9 15:56:49 UTC 2014

On 7 June 2014 09:24, Victor Sudakov <vas at> wrote:
> Colleagues,
> Now as textproc/glimpse has been removed from ports, could you advise
> me a good replacement?
> I need a small personal search engine which can index text files, does
> not have many dependencies and works without any GUI, in a shell prompt.
> Ideas? TIA.

Glimpse 4.18.6 is still around.  If you don't mind having non-ports
stuff on your machine it seems to build fine with gcc47 (clang seems
to be a bit pickier about certain things), & runs without segfaulting.

I simply ran:
env CC=gcc47 CPP=cpp47 CXX=g++47 CFLAGS="-O3 -march=k8-sse3" ./configure



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