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From "Bob Muller" <bmul...@dag.com>
Subject RE: Problem with Lucene indexing under Tomcat 4.0 running as a service on Windows
Date Fri, 19 Dec 2003 20:46:59 GMT
Nope, everything is local to my C: drive. The indexed content actually comes
from databases, not files; everything else is local.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Thomas [mailto:alt@picnic.demon.co.uk]
> Sent: Friday, December 19, 2003 12:40 PM
> To: Lucene Developers List
> Subject: Re: Problem with Lucene indexing under Tomcat 4.0 running as a
> service on Windows
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Are you writing to mapped (shared) drives? This can have quite an effect
> when running services under windows.
> 
> Andy
> 
> Bob Muller wrote:
> 
> >We're using Lucene as a search tool for meta data across systems. We
> >generate indexes using the standard FSDirectory approach and optimize
> >frequently because of large numbers of files being created.
> >
> >
> >
> >On Windows, some customers noticed that indexing was not completing.
> After
> >debugging, we realized that the failure happened only under Tomcat 4.0.6
> >running as a service. If you start Tomcat from the command line/Start
> option
> >and run it with a console, Lucene runs fine.
> >
> >
> >
> >What happens is we start getting null pointer exceptions from
> >IndexWriter.addDocument and IndexWriter.optimize. Eventually, all calls
> >start failing. In 1.2, the failures are "read past end of file", in 1.3
> the
> >failures are "cannot find file". I can reproduce the exact messages if
> you
> >like, but I don't think this is a Lucene issue.
> >
> >
> >
> >So, the question: has anyone encountered these problems with indexing
> under
> >Tomcat 4.0 running as a service? Any resolution by changing some kind of
> >configuration setting for the service install or configuration files?
> >
> >
> >
> >  --Bob Muller, Data Advantage Group (bmuller@dag.com)
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 
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