Need a replacement for textproc/glimpse

Victor Sudakov vas at
Tue Jun 10 04:37:08 UTC 2014

illoai at wrote:
> >
> > 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
> make

Good to know that, thank you,  but does anyone happen to know anything
from ports?  Basically I need an indexed grep, not anything

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at

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