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From Stefan Seelmann <seelm...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] index builder tool
Date Thu, 21 May 2009 18:34:14 GMT
Kiran Ayyagari wrote:
> hello guys,
> 
>    Got the index builder tool working and I have a question :)
> 
>    Had a brief chat with Emmanuel on IRC which raised up this question,
> 
>    Should this tool be part of the core?.
> 
>    Consider a scenario where a new index has been added in the server.xml
>    file when the server already holds some data but it isn't indexed
> till this moment.
> 
>    In this case if the server automatically checks this new change and
> builds an index
>    after considering the user's choice( kind of yes/no) OR using a
> global optional flag
>    like --rebuild-index (so that the user interaction can be avoided),
> then there is no
>    need to explicitly invoke this tool every time a new index needs to
> be added.
>    (except when the user wants to rebuild an existing index offline)
> 

Sounds good.

I just wonder if it is possible to rebuild the index while the server is
running? If possible then we could have an extended operation (stored
procedure) that builds the index. This way it could be invoked from
remote via Studio.

Kind Regards,
Stefan


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