Still getting Sphinx warning despite config file

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20 Oct, 2011 02:51 PM

I'm still seeing this waring despite my settings in the config/sphinx.yml file. I followed these instructions:

Here is my config file...

port: 9312 test:
port: 9313 production:
sphinx: '1.10'

Pretty standard as far as it goes... yet on deployment to heroku Cedar for my Rails 3.1 app I get the following...
Sphinx cannot be found on your system. You may need to configure the following

   settings in your config/sphinx.yml file:
   * bin_path
   * searchd_binary_name
   * indexer_binary_name

   For more information, read the documentation:

And I get this same message when I run: 'heroku run rake fs:index'

Any ideas on what might be going on here? Do I have a typo somewhere? This is having the feel of that kind dumb mistake on my part.


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Pat Allan on 27 Oct, 2011 09:46 AM

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    Hi Brian

    So sorry for the slow reply - turns out I'd screwed up the email setup for Tender, and so when I would respond by email (which I did, a week ago), nothing made it through here, but I didn't get the failure response until today.

    Ergh. Anyway - can you try 1.10-beta instead of 1.10? It's possible the regex is a little inflexible for checking and I've not allowed for that in the docs here.

  2. 2 Posted by Brian on 27 Oct, 2011 07:08 PM

    Brian's Avatar

    Hi Pat,
    Thanks for the reply. However, I tried this and I still see the message. If it's just something I shouldn't worry about then I won't. Everything seems to be working just fine.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Pat Allan on 28 Oct, 2011 03:39 AM

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    Yup, it's just a warning, not an error, so everything's working fine. I'll see what I can do about improving things though.

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