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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Index dir lock issue
Date Fri, 17 Jan 2003 21:15:09 GMT
Look at the CHANGES.txt file, some changes dealing with lock files were
made a while ago.  Have you tried using that?

Otis

--- mchaput <mchaput@aw.sgi.com> wrote:
> Late last year there was some discussion on the user list regarding 
> Lucene's attempt to lock the index before a search failing because of
> 
> permissions. Doug suggested one good solution (a flag to not try to 
> lock) and sombody else suggested a great one (check write
> permissions, 
> and if you can't write, don't bother locking because it doesn't
> matter 
> anyway).
> 
> I was wondering if anything ever came of that discussion, because I'm
> 
> really running up against this right now. We'd really prefer not to 
> install something and have to make the index dir world writable.
> 
> I suppose it would be too much to hope that patches are available? ;)
> 
> Barring that, can a Lucene guru suggest how much work it would be for
> a 
> Lucene newbie (ie me) to make this change in the source, and where I 
> would begin?
> 
> Thanks very much!
> 
> Matt
> 
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