I should clarify the "error: cannot connect to" error

This error does not occur at compile time, but only at runtime of the
latest pilerexport, and only when the -w switch is used.

On Wed, Apr 7, 2021 at 7:36 PM Ryan Blenis <ryan.ble...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Janos,
> Thanks, that led me to what is causing the issue / confusion.
> The -w switch is described as "Where condition to pass to sphinx, eg.
> "match('@subject: piler')"
> Which led me to believe the MATCH string was all that was supposed to be
> there/replaced, however a quick look at the code shows that if -w is used,
> it REPLACES the ENTIRE where clause. This distinction means that the use of
> -w negates the use of the a, b, and r switches as those parameters no
> longer go through your query builder. I was getting more results because it
> wasn't limited to a timeframe or to a recipient due to those flags being
> "skipped".
> The simplest workaround to this for others would be to note that -w allows
> you to build your own query and negates the use of other parameters. The
> ideal fix I think would be to still utilize the other parameters, but have
> -w content appended within the MATCH() portion of the query.
> Aside from that: I realize I'm behind on piler (1.3.8), and would like to
> update to get the latest pilerexport with zip capabilities, yet I see there
> is no upgrade information on
> https://www.mailpiler.org/wiki/current:upgrade . What is the process to
> the latest (1.3.11)?
> I'd also like to add a "--num-only" type flag to pilerexport to see the
> number of matches before exporting (would probably imply dryrun). I didn't
> see a way to do something like that already. If that's something that could
> be added, great, if not, I'll try my hand at it and submit a patch.
> When trying to just compile the latest, I get the error "error: cannot
> connect to" so I'm not sure if that's an issue because not
> all the components are upgraded, or if I had a different configure
> flag/path configured during the original install.
> On Wed, Apr 7, 2021 at 5:19 PM Ryan Blenis <ryan.ble...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Disregard that last email. Coffee is good, not re-running ./configure
>> after installing deps is bad. Following up shortly with more pertinent
>> info. Thank you.
>> On Wed, Apr 7, 2021 at 3:58 PM Ryan Blenis <ryan.ble...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Janos,
>>> Thanks for the response, in trying to do this (I cloned the repo,
>>> ./configure --localstatedir=/var --with-database=mariadb , and ran make)
>>> and got this:
>>> Making all in src
>>> make[1]: Entering directory '/tmp/piler/src/piler/src'
>>> gcc -std=c99 -O2 -fPIC -Wall -Wextra -Wimplicit-fallthrough=2
>>> -Wuninitialized -Wno-format-truncation -g  -I. -I..  -I/usr/include/mariadb
>>> -I/usr/include/mariadb/mysql -D_GNU_SOURCE -DHAVE_TRE -DNEED_MYSQL -o
>>> pilerexport pilerexport.c -lpiler -lz -lm -ldl -lcrypto -lssl -ltre
>>> -L/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ -lmariadb -L.
>>> /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/ccU39C8h.o: in function `write_to_zip_file':
>>> /tmp/piler/src/piler/src/pilerexport.c:329: undefined reference to
>>> `zip_open'
>>> /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/piler/src/piler/src/pilerexport.c:335: undefined
>>> reference to `zip_source_file'
>>> /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/piler/src/piler/src/pilerexport.c:336: undefined
>>> reference to `zip_file_add'
>>> /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/piler/src/piler/src/pilerexport.c:342: undefined
>>> reference to `zip_close'
>>> /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/piler/src/piler/src/pilerexport.c:339: undefined
>>> reference to `zip_strerror'
>>> collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
>>> make[1]: *** [Makefile:63: pilerexport] Error 1
>>> make[1]: Leaving directory '/tmp/piler/src/piler/src'
>>> make: *** [Makefile:41: all-recursive] Error 1
>>> (Note that I originally got a zip.h not found error, which I ran apt
>>> install libzip-dev. Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS
>>> I can't seem to get past this point to recompile.
>>> On Wed, Apr 7, 2021 at 2:50 PM <s...@acts.hu> wrote:
>>>> Hello Ryan,
>>>> please apply this patch to pilerexport.c, and recompile it.
>>>> https://bitbucket.org/jsuto/piler/commits/e6607b0bf1d44562bcf2a08e3bfed94181b7b95d
>>>> It syslogs the sphinx query. Then try the following. Enter the search
>>>> query
>>>> on the gui, and record the sphinx query syslogged. Then re-run the
>>>> pilerexport command, and record the new sphinx query, and compare it
>>>> with the previous value.
>>>> Verify that even the single-quotes and double quotes are the same in
>>>> both queries.
>>>> Janos SUTO
>>>> On 2021-04-07 18:18, Ryan Blenis wrote:
>>>> > Hi Janos,
>>>> >
>>>> > I have to export potentially a ton of emails and was looking to use
>>>> > pilerexport versus multiple batches of GUI searches. I saw the -w flag
>>>> > and thought "great, I can use this" but it doesn't seem to respond
>>>> > appropriately for my test case. I have 2 emails that match the
>>>> > following (generalized terms used vs actual), limiting with -m 3 for
>>>> > testing purposes (I should only get 2 back).
>>>> >
>>>> > pilerexport -a 2010.10.01 -b 2021.04.06 -r "j...@domain.com" -m 3 -w
>>>> > 'MATCH('"'"'searchterm NEAR/25 (MNF|(search term)|term|(test search
>>>> > term)|termin*)'"'"')'
>>>> >
>>>> > Now, that match is just the bash string escaped version of:
>>>> > MATCH('searchterm NEAR/25 (MNF|(search term)|term|(test search
>>>> > term)|termin*)')
>>>> > (That's just a fancy sphinx query for "searchterm" within 25 words of
>>>> > MNF OR "search term" OR "term" OR "test search term" or "termin*" for
>>>> > those unfamiliar with sphinx.)
>>>> >
>>>> > Which, when overloading the Advanced Search for the "body" field in
>>>> > the GUI with:
>>>> > searchterm NEAR/25 (MNF|(search term)|term|(test search term)|termin*)
>>>> >
>>>> > Seems to work just fine and as expected, however, in pilerexport with
>>>> > the aforementioned command I get tons of unrelated emails (not even
>>>> > scoped to the appropriate j...@domain.com recipient). Is using a MATCH
>>>> > term like this with -w possible, or am I looking to do too much here?
>>>> >
>>>> > Note that I saw you added the -o parameter in the source so I may be a
>>>> > version or 2 back (utility doesn't seem to have a -v or --version
>>>> > output), and my version doesn't appear to have that, so I don't really
>>>> > have any great diagnostic/output information to go off of other than
>>>> > the above description.
>>>> >
>>>> > Thank you in advance as always for any insight you can give!

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