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From "Fredrik Andersson" <>
Subject Re: Forcing an IndexReader to read-only
Date Fri, 01 Sep 2006 07:49:43 GMT
Hossman, thank you! Exactly what I was looking for. And I know the
application of "locks", it's just a little peculiar situation right now
which requires this... "fix" : )


On 8/31/06, Chris Hostetter <> wrote:
> : Even if it's very briefly whilst opening the index - a writelock is a
> : writelock. If anyone has any trick to work around these locks (how brief
> I didn't say "writelock" i said "lock" .... specifically it's a "commit
> lock" that's used, and if there is any possibility whatsoever that some
> other IndexReader or IndexWriter will be attempting to modify the index at
> the moment you are opening your IndexReader, that commit lock is
> neccessary to ensure that your reader gets a uniform list of the segments.
> If you are 100% certain that your indiex can't be modified at any time
> (ie: it's on a CD or something like that) you can use the
> FSDirectory.setDisableLocks(true) method to tell Lucene not to bother.
> -Hoss

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