Forum: Ferret Hijack DB Tutorial Question

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37ba9c2dc8c9f4a3833fb6b6432f3f73?d=identicon&s=25 Myxz P. (huckyducky)
on 2008-07-14 05:51
I am one of the foolhardy people who hijacks the connection on each

I have followed the tutorial on multiple databases to the letter, and I
first verified that acts_as_ferret works with the find_by_ferret method.

I am not runnning drb yet, this is in development mode on my Mac.

Instead of using a domain hash, I am using an account number.  I have
modified all of the scripts accordingly.

While find_by_ferret, before the account_hash modifications to my models
did indeed return results, I get no results after the modification.  I
assume this is because there isn't an index yet which knows about the

Now there is a script at the bottom of the tutorial on the project site

There is a statement to the effect that says "Here is my script".

Unfortunately I cannot figure out what to do with that script.  Where to
put it.  How to run it.  Etc.

Is it a rake task?  Is it just an rb file?  What libraries do I require
in order to get it to run?  Do I have to run it regularly?  If so,
should I schedule it?  How?

I don't expect anyone to hold my hand all the way, really I just want to
run the script.  I tried a regular ruby file, and rake task, and both
have met with failure because I don't know what files to require.

Please, please help, as I have already burned 8 hours trying to
implement AAF against multiple dbs with no progress today.  It is going
to be awesome when I get it working though.
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