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From petite_abeille <>
Subject Re: write.lock file
Date Tue, 17 Dec 2002 17:15:07 GMT

On Tuesday, Dec 17, 2002, at 17:43 Europe/Zurich, Doug Cutting wrote:

> Index updates are atomic, so it is very unlikely that the index is 
> corrupted, unless the underlying file system itself is corrupted.

Ummm... Perhaps in theory... In practice, indexes seems to get 
corrupted quiet easily in my experience. On the other hand, I seldom 
get a file system corruption. As always, YMMV.


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