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From "Michael McCandless (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Resolved: (LUCENE-704) Lucene should have a "write once" mode
Date Fri, 10 Nov 2006 15:18:38 GMT
     [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCENE-704?page=all ]

Michael McCandless resolved LUCENE-704.
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    Resolution: Duplicate

I think this is a dup of LUCENE-532

> Lucene should have a "write once" mode
> --------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LUCENE-704
>                 URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCENE-704
>             Project: Lucene - Java
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Index
>    Affects Versions: 2.1
>            Reporter: Michael McCandless
>         Assigned To: Michael McCandless
>            Priority: Minor
>
> This is a spinoff of LUCENE-701
> If your directory is residing on a "write once" filesystem (eg Hadoop), we need for Lucene
to have a mode where it doesn't write to the same file more than once, nor (I think?) do things
like rewind a file to overwrite parts of it.
> Lockless commits (LUCENE-701 ) gets us closer to this goal because it always commits
to a new segments_N+1 file (and new files for deletes/separate norms), but, it still re-writes
to a "segments.gen" file.  This file is often "optional" (it's only necessary if directory
listing can be stale on the platform/filesystem).
> The only other place I know of is in CompoundFileWriter.close().  That method writes
0's into the header and then rewinds and rewrites those 0s with the actual offsets into the
compound file.  I think (on quick inspection) that pre-computing the offsets and writing everything
in one pass should be simple.
> Does anyone know of other places that re-use filenames or rewind/seek and rewrite bytes?
> We should create a "setWriteOnceMode()" or something like that.

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