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Subject [Lucene-java Wiki] Update of "ReleaseNote76" by NickKnize
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:58:58 GMT
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= 14 December 2018, Apache Luceneā„¢ 7.6.0 available =

The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Lucene 7.6.0.

Apache Lucene is a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely
in Java. It is a technology suitable for nearly any application that requires full-text search,
especially cross-platform.

This release contains numerous bug fixes, optimizations, and improvements, some of which are
highlighted below. The release is available for immediate download at:
Please read CHANGES.txt for a full list of new features and changes:

== Lucene 7.6.0 Release Highlights: ==

=== Bug Fixes ===
 * Index sorting corruption due to numeric overflow has been fixed. Indices affected by this
bug can be detected by running the CheckIndex command on a 7.6+ release distribution.
 * Better tessellation processing of Polygons including graceful exceptions for detecting
invalid shapes.

=== Improvements ===
 * Points codec now supports selective indexing; the ability to designate dimensions as as
"data only" dimensions that do not affect construction of the index.
 * New Simple WKT Shape Parser builds lucene geometries (polygons, lines, rectangles) from
WKT format.
 * New LatLonShapeLineQuery queries indexed shapes with arbitrary lines.
 * Performance in PerFieldMergeState#FilterFieldInfos has been improved from O(N) to O(1)
lookup time.

Further details of changes are available in the change log available at:

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