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From "Mark Miller (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (LUCENE-1821) Weight.scorer() not passed doc offset for "sub reader"
Date Fri, 21 Aug 2009 14:10:14 GMT

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Mark Miller commented on LUCENE-1821:
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I certainly think IndexSearcher makes a lot more sense than Searchable or Searcher there -
it somewhat handles the whole API break thing - your clearly limiting to an IndexSearcher,
so its compatible with the current API and can be clearly explained with javadoc - I still
worry about pushing the API towards things that leave MultiSearcher/Remote out in the cold
on features. They are technically first class citizens. I think some expert warnings could
sell me anyway though.

I still have a problem with this though:

{code}
public DocIdSet getDocIdSet(final IndexReader reader) throws IOException {
    final Weight weight = query.weight(new IndexSearcher(reader));
    return new DocIdSet() {
      public DocIdSetIterator iterator() throws IOException {
        return weight.scorer(reader, docBase?, true, false);
      }
    };
  }

{code}

That scorer call should get the right IndexSearcher and I don't see how it can without breaking
back compat on this method and passing an IndexSearcher too.

> Weight.scorer() not passed doc offset for "sub reader"
> ------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LUCENE-1821
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCENE-1821
>             Project: Lucene - Java
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Search
>    Affects Versions: 2.9
>            Reporter: Tim Smith
>             Fix For: 2.9
>
>         Attachments: LUCENE-1821.patch
>
>
> Now that searching is done on a per segment basis, there is no way for a Scorer to know
the "actual" doc id for the document's it matches (only the relative doc offset into the segment)
> If using caches in your scorer that are based on the "entire" index (all segments), there
is now no way to index into them properly from inside a Scorer because the scorer is not passed
the needed offset to calculate the "real" docid
> suggest having Weight.scorer() method also take a integer for the doc offset
> Abstract Weight class should have a constructor that takes this offset as well as a method
to get the offset
> All Weights that have "sub" weights must pass this offset down to created "sub" weights
> Details on workaround:
> In order to work around this, you must do the following:
> * Subclass IndexSearcher
> * Add "int getIndexReaderBase(IndexReader)" method to your subclass
> * during Weight creation, the Weight must hold onto a reference to the passed in Searcher
(casted to your sub class)
> * during Scorer creation, the Scorer must be passed the result of YourSearcher.getIndexReaderBase(reader)
> * Scorer can now rebase any collected docids using this offset
> Example implementation of getIndexReaderBase():
> {code}
> // NOTE: more efficient implementation can be done if you cache the result if gatherSubReaders
in your constructor
> public int getIndexReaderBase(IndexReader reader) {
>   if (reader == getReader()) {
>     return 0;
>   } else {
>     List readers = new ArrayList();
>     gatherSubReaders(readers);
>     Iterator iter = readers.iterator();
>     int maxDoc = 0;
>     while (iter.hasNext()) {
>       IndexReader r = (IndexReader)iter.next();
>       if (r == reader) {
>         return maxDoc;
>       } 
>       maxDoc += r.maxDoc();
>     } 
>   }
>   return -1; // reader not in searcher
> }
> {code}
> Notes:
> * This workaround makes it so you cannot serialize your custom Weight implementation

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