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From "Yonik Seeley (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Commented: (LUCENE-690) LazyField use of IndexInput not thread safe
Date Thu, 19 Oct 2006 19:32:38 GMT
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Yonik Seeley commented on LUCENE-690:

On 10/19/06, Ning Li <> wrote:
> What makes, for example, FSIndexInput and its clones, thread-safe is
> the following.
> That is, the method is synchronized on the file object.
>   protected void readInternal(byte[] b, int offset, int len)
>        throws IOException {
>     synchronized (file) {

I don't think that's sufficient in part because the IndexInput's state is manipulated outside
that sync block.  The sync block is to protect the file only, not the IndexInput, which isn't
thread-safe (by design).

Look at and BufferedIndexInput.refill()

> LazyField use of IndexInput not thread safe
> -------------------------------------------
>                 Key: LUCENE-690
>                 URL:
>             Project: Lucene - Java
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Store
>    Affects Versions: 2.0.1
>            Reporter: Yonik Seeley
> Hypothetical problem: IndexInput.clone() of an active IndexInput could result in a corrupt
> LazyField clones the FieldsReader.fieldsStream, which could be in use via IndexReader.document()

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