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Re: Tsearch 2, index in different table?

From: Mag Gam <magawake(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Charley Tiggs <ctiggs(at)xpressdocs(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Tsearch 2, index in different table?
Date: 2005-12-22 16:49:54
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thanks for the reply, I have already tried this.

I have something like this:

CREATE TABLE tsearch_index ( i serial PRIMARY key);
CREATE TABLE book (book_id serial PRIMARY KEY, title varchar(100));
ALTER TABLE tsearch_index ADD COLUMN idxFTI tsvector;
INSERT INTO book (title) VALUES ('Duck Tales');
INSERT INTO book (title) VALUES ('Jungle Book');

When I run your query:

test=# UPDATE tsearch_index SET idxFTI=to_tsvector('default',coalesce(SELECT
test(# title FROM book,''));
ERROR:  syntax error at or near "SELECT" at character 64
LINE 1: ...earch_index SET idxFTI=to_tsvector('default',coalesce(SELECT

Any other suggestions?

On 12/22/05, Charley Tiggs <ctiggs(at)xpressdocs(dot)com> wrote:
> On Dec 22, 2005, at 9:28 AM, Mag Gam wrote:
> > Trying this post again, since I can't post on pgsql-general....
> >
> > Is it possible to store an index in a different table? Instead of
> > keeping the index in a separate column, I have a separate table for
> > storing all indexes. I am trying to set up something like this:
> >
> > UPDATE indexTable SET index1=to_tsvector('default',coalesce
> > (Table1.Data,''));
> >
> > This is currently not working, but something in this line. Is this
> > possible? Does tsearch2 only restrict to 1 table?
> I believe you have to select the data from Table1.
> UPDATE indexTable SET index1=to_tsvector('default',coalesce(SELECT
> data FROM table1,''));
> Charley

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