sphinxsearch - Fast standalone full-text SQL search engine

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name sphinxsearch
Package version 2.2.9
Package release 1build1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 15.09 KB
Download size 1.68 MB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Sphinx is a standalone full text search engine, meant to provide fast,
size-efficient and relevant fulltext search functions to other applications.
Sphinx was specially designed to integrate well with SQL databases and
scripting languages. Currently built-in data sources support fetching data
either via direct connection to MySQL or PostgreSQL, or using XML pipe
mechanism (a pipe to indexer in special XML-based format which Sphinx
Sphinx is an acronym which is officially decoded as SQL Phrase Index.


Package Version Architecture Repository
sphinxsearch_2.2.9-1build1_amd64.deb 2.2.9 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
sphinxsearch - - -


Name Value
adduser -
libc6 >= 2.15
libexpat1 >= 2.0.1
libgcc1 >= 1:4.2
libmysqlclient20 >= 5.7.11
libpq5 -
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1
libstemmer0d >= 0+svn527
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package sphinxsearch_2.2.9-1build1_i386.deb
Source Package sphinxsearch

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install sphinxsearch deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install sphinxsearch




2016-04-05 - Robie Basak <robie.basak@ubuntu.com>
sphinxsearch (2.2.9-1build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* Rebuild against libmysqlclient20.
2015-05-03 - YunQiang Su <syq@debian.org>
sphinxsearch (2.2.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Add mulitarch libdir support (Closes: #769004).
2014-10-29 - YunQiang Su <syq@debian.org>
sphinxsearch (2.2.5-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release. (Closes: 713331)
* Use dh 9 - compat level and rules.
* Add myself in to uploaders.
2012-06-11 - Nicholas Bamber <nicholas@periapt.co.uk>
sphinxsearch (2.0.4-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Removed hard-coded dependency on libmysqlclient16 (Closes: #676595)
2012-04-20 - Radu Spineanu <radu@debian.org>
sphinxsearch (2.0.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Fix FTBFS with gcc-4.7. Thanks to Cyril Brulebois for the patch.
(closes: #667378)
* init script improvements thanks to Daniel Black.
(closes: #656326)
* watch file thanks to Mateusz Kijowski.
(closes: #663680, #663679)
* Bumped Standards Version.
2012-01-10 - Radu Spineanu <radu@debian.org>
sphinxsearch (2.0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Upstream release fixes case when omitting mem_limit 
generates a spurious warning. (closes: #647815)
* Migrated from dpatch to quilt.
2011-12-01 - Radu Spineanu <radu@debian.org>
sphinxsearch (0.9.9+2.0.2beta-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release. (2.0.2beta)
* New upstream fixes FTBFS. (closes: #648260)
* Create /var/run/sphinxsearch in init.d if it doesn't exist.
Thanks to John Paulett <john@paulett.org> for the patch.
(closes: #645663)
2011-10-08 - Radu Spineanu <radu@debian.org>
sphinxsearch (0.9.9+2.0.1beta-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release. (2.0.1beta)
(closes: #639784)
* Fix FTBFS with multiarchified libstemmer.
(closes: #635030)
* logrotate now refers correctly to 
(closes: #641194)
* Added a new entry about sphinxsearch running with
user privileges. (closes: #640732)
2011-07-20 - Radu Spineanu <radu@debian.org>
sphinxsearch (0.9.9-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Run daemon as the sphinxsearch user. Related to #563205.
Inspired from Christian Hofstaedtler's patch.
* Moved pidfile to /var/run/sphinxsearch/searchd.pid
* postinst edits the conf file to replace the pid file location.
2011-07-08 - Radu Spineanu <radu@debian.org>
sphinxsearch (0.9.9-8) unstable; urgency=low
* libstemmer support. Thanks for the awesome work done by
Thijs Kinkhorst and Adam Golebiowski. (closes: #570506)
* Added build-dependency on autoconf, automake, and dh_autoreconf.
* Added dh_autoreconf call in debian/rules.
* init.d: restart sphinx on reload/force-reload.
(closes: #625714)
* Add logrotate script. Thanks to Thijs Kinkhorst.
(closes: #630611)
* Bumped Standards Version.

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