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From Scott Ganyo <>
Subject Re: Incremental indexing
Date Thu, 05 Dec 2002 12:17:52 GMT
+1.  Support for transactions in Lucene are high on my list of desirable 
features as well.  I would love to have time to look into adding this, 
but lately... well, you know how that goes.


Eric Jain wrote:
>>If you want to update a set of documents, you can remove their previous
>>version first and then add them after that. In the mean time documents
>>of this set are temporaly not available. If you have to update a single
>>document and make the changes immediately public, I don't know a better
>>solution than yours.
> Thanks. I'm not so much worried about temporary inconsistencies as the index
> is maintained separately. Of course it would be great if Lucene provided
> direct support for some kind of transactional integrity! Anyways, removing
> all changed documents first means I have to scan through all documents
> twice, not very efficient, though in fact faster than the procedure I
> described.
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> Eric Jain
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