Glimpse 3.0 Release Notes
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Glimpse is an indexing and query system that allows you
to search through all your files very quickly.
Included with Glimpse is agrep, a program for searching files
for string or regular expression, with approximate matching capabilities
Glimpse was developed by Udi Manber and Burra Gopal of the University of
Arizona, and Sun Wu of the National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan.
Permission is granted to copy this software, to redistribute it
on a nonprofit basis, and to use it for any purpose, subject to
the following restrictions and understandings.
Any copy made of this software must include this copyright notice
All materials developed as a consequence of the use of this
software shall duly acknowledge such use, in accordance with the usual
standards of acknowledging credit in academic research.
The authors have made no warranty or representation that the
operation of this software will be error-free or suitable for any
application, and they are under under no obligation to provide any
services, by way of maintenance, update, or otherwise. The software
is an experimental prototype offered on an as-is basis.
Redistribution for profit requires the express, written permission
of the authors. Non-exclusive licenses can be obtained for a small fee.
Contact the authors at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Glimpse includes these subsystems:
||Glimpse execution environment.
||Gimpse online manual pages (preformatted).
||Glimpse 3.0 online release notes.
||The complete Glimpse 3.0 software distribution
from which this product was built.
All of the subsystems for Glimpse can be installed using IRIX.
You do not need to use the miniroot.
Refer to the Software Installation Administrator's Guide for
complete installation instructions.
Your workstation must be running IRIX 5.3 or later in order to use this product.
Preformatted manual pages are installed by default;
The WWW home page for Glimpse is located at