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From Brian Moseley <...@osafoundation.org>
Subject Re: handling indexing failure
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2006 21:03:07 GMT
On 1/11/06, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:

> I suppose you mean external error conditions (a ThreadDeath like the
> one you mentioned, a bug in the filter code, a class loader issue,
> etc.) instead of a problem in the content being filtered (parse error,
> etc.).

exactly.

> You are right that such a situation combined with the fact that the
> indexer is invoked through observation makes for a chance to silently
> lose parts of the index. You may want to file a bug report about this
> in the Jira.

will do.

> I'm not sure of how this problem should be best handled. Supporting
> full or even partial ACID properties for the index can be quite
> expensive, so I think a short term solution of just documenting the
> issue and perhaps improving the logged warning messages could be
> acceptable.

that's fair :)

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