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From Shalin Shekhar Mangar <>
Subject Re: [CONF] Apache Solr Reference Guide > Index Replication
Date Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:55:00 GMT
On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 8:01 PM, Shawn Heisey <> wrote:

> On 6/10/2015 12:49 AM, Shalin Shekhar Mangar wrote:
> > When the actual transfer of a file starts, then the whole commit point
> > is "saved" i.e. it won't be released until the entire file transfer is
> > complete (this is different from a "reserve" which is time based). At
> > the end of the transfer of a single file, the reserve is again extended
> > by the commitReserveDuration to allow for the next file to be fetched.
> >
> > In my practical experience, increasing the commitReserveDuration in a
> > well-behaved Solr install has only been necessary for repeater setups.
> >
> > You can see this code in ReplicationHandler.DirectoryFileStream.write()
> > method.
> It's all starting to make sense. Before the file transfer starts (in the
> initWrite() method), the commit point is explicitly saved, and not
> released until the file transfer completes.
> Do you think there's any chance that a delete could manage to happen
> between the two statements in releaseCommitPointAndExtendReserve()?  I
> wonder if maybe those two statements should be reversed so the reserve
> is extended before the commit point is released.  I don't know enough
> about the lower layers to know whether that's a safe thing to do.

Yeah, I was wondering the same thing looking at the code again today. It
makes sense to extend the reserve first and then release the commit point.
Can you please open an issue?

> Thanks,
> Shawn
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Shalin Shekhar Mangar.

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