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Accessing the full-text index from SQL
Posted by: walter_tom
Date: January 11, 2006 09:05PM

Hi, I'm wondering if it is possible to work with the contents of the full-text index using SQL queries.

I've seen the other posts in this thread that mention the myisam_ftdump utility, but rather than writing the index to a file, I'd like to be able to do queries against it, something like this

SELECT weight FROM sometable.fulltextindex WHERE word = 'someword'

Any ideas?

Why you ask? Well I'm trying to figure out text-clustering and it occured to me that the full text index already stores a bunch of info that could be helpful for this purpose.

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