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Re: [opensuse] searching the journal is incredibly slow?
On 2014-03-18 16:16, Doug wrote:

On 03/18/2014 04:35 AM, Per Jessen wrote:
I have a journal with about 1million lines in it - going through it page
by page is fine, but trying to skip a few hundred thousand lines or
search for e.g. /^Mar/ takes ages. Is this normal?

Are you using Recoll? It will take a long time to index, but
then it will be pretty quick to find something.

«Recoll is a personal full text search tool for Unix/Linux.»

The systemd journal is not a text file, it is a database, AFAIK. Will
"Recoll" work on that?

Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 13.1 x86_64 "Bottle" at Telcontar)

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