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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: Checking an index
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2005 20:51:03 GMT
Please contribute your code to a Bugzilla issue 
( - first create a new issue, then 
make an attachment).


On Mar 3, 2005, at 3:12 PM, Ravi Rao wrote:

> All,
> I have written a utility that will check if an index has been
> corrupted.  The implementation is (my understanding of) an idea
> proposed, to the best of my knowledge, by Doug Cutting on the
> lucene-user's mailing list.
> NullDirectory provides input and output streams that don't themselves
> do anything useful.  That is, there is no real index behind the
> directory.  However one can merge another index with an instance of
> null index thereby causing a 'read' of the other index.  This 'read'
> will fail if that index is corrupt.
> If there is any interest would someone please tell me how I can
> contribute this to the sandbox.  It requires more testing and quite
> possibly improvement.  However I would like to get the process of
> contributing started.
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Ravi(ndra) Rao/
> Alterpoint Inc.

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