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Just copy the docs and stop worrying
Authored by: mrob27 on Aug 02, '05 07:58:17PM

I solved this is a fairly dumb way. Unfortunately others have tried better methods but the better methods don't work.

Copy selected (or entire) contents of the ADC Reference Library folder into some directory in your home. It's 600 megs, 46000+ files.

This might sound idiotic, but it's great for me because later on I can delete all the APIs I don't care about!

Just to test it I copied the whole thing. My ContentIndex.db grew to 96 megs, and the "mds" process has RSIZE of 7.4 megs, VSIZE of 46 megs, when I invoke Spotlight and do a search.

On my system it took 2 minutes to copy and 10 minutes for Spotlight to index (as evidenced by CPU monitor or load averages in UNIX "w" command). My system is a dual G5 so I imagine other users might take as much as an hour (but you only have to do it once :-)

- Robert

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