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From "David Balmain" <>
Subject Re: KS/Ferret merging of stored fields and term vectors
Date Fri, 02 Mar 2007 23:19:02 GMT
On 3/3/07, Marvin Humphrey <> wrote:
> Hey, Dave... I know some of the merging optimizations in ferret are
> enabled by fixed field numbers... I just switched over the KS index
> format to key both stored fields and term vectors off of field names
> rather than field numbers, and now there's *never* a need to remap --
> KS can always read the record as one chunk and transfer it to the new
> segment without knowing anything about it.
> Sure, there's a small space penalty, but it was nice to chuck that
> resolving code. :)

Damn, why didn't I think of that. Nice idea.

Dave Balmain

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