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From petite_abeille <>
Subject Re: Homogeneous vs Heterogeneous indexes (was: FileNotFoundException)
Date Fri, 03 May 2002 09:53:22 GMT
On Wednesday, May 1, 2002, at 10:33 PM, Dmitry Serebrennikov wrote:

> I think so... I guess you have many kinds of documents that have some 
> fields in common and some unique?

Yes. I'm using Lucene as a backbone for a kind of oodbms. Therefore you 
can index any type of object that may greatly vary in their complexity.

> Nope, just the files for the new segment. Well, I think the segments 
> and deleted files might have "" and "" while 
> they are being modified, with the old ones removed and new ones renamed 
> afterwards.


> It will optimize more often and, since optimization replaces all 
> segments with one, the number of files will drop. However, the old 
> files will stay around until they are no longer in use by pre-existing 
> IndexReader instances, so that may be another catch.

Ok, seems to be consistent with what I'm seeing.

Thanks for your explanation.


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