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From robert engels <reng...@ix.netcom.com>
Subject Re: IndexWriter delete functionality since v1.9
Date Wed, 04 Jun 2008 17:57:40 GMT
Just the opposite, all lucene files are deleted, non-lucene files  
remain (e,g, custom timestamp files).

On Jun 4, 2008, at 12:45 PM, insaneyogi wrote:

>
> While going through the change doc for Lucene 1.9 , I came upon this
> statement/change:
>
> When opening an IndexWriter with create=true, Lucene now only deletes
>     its own files from the index directory (looking at the file name
> suffixes
>     to decide if a file belongs to Lucene). The old behavior was to  
> delete
>     all files. (Daniel Naber and Bernhard Messer, bug #34695)
>
> I want to know why would any files except the "lucene" files be  
> preserved in
> case there is a delete, is'nt the point of delete to take out all the
> existing files , am I missing something ? Please let me know
>
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