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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Spontaneous view rebuild after view compaction?
Date Thu, 14 Apr 2011 11:48:18 GMT
Hi Paul,

I believe this odd behavior has been seen in the wild but I don't
think the cause has been isolated.


On 13 April 2011 14:07, Paul Hirst <> wrote:
> I've had my largest view spontaneously decide to rebuild itself from scratch a couple
of times now, starting immediately after a view compaction finishes.
> I seem to remember someone pointing at a ticket for this problem a while ago but searching
around in Jira I couldn't find it. Does it ring any bells with anyone?
> I have a suspicion I'm hitting some kind of race condition whereby if the view is queried
while the compaction process is attempting to swap the files over it just triggers a fresh
build. I've turned off my regular view touching for the moment and I'm going to see if it
happens again but as my view takes over a day to build it's getting pretty frustrating so
any suggestions would be really appreciated.
> Thanks.
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