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From Erik Hatcher <li...@ehatchersolutions.com>
Subject Re: Checkpointable Index
Date Thu, 07 Aug 2003 23:49:20 GMT
As long as you finish any index operations when you checkpoint it, 
there should be any problems.  A Lucene index is just regular ol' 
filesystem files just like everything else, so there is no problem 
storing it off and using it later.

	Erik

On Thursday, August 7, 2003, at 12:56  PM, Rob Outar wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> 	We have sandboxed file system which Lucene indexes.  Periodically we 
> dump
> the file system to disk (checkpoint it); can a Lucene index be 
> checkpointed
> then restored and used?  Currently we simply rebuild the index since 
> it only
> takes a few minutes.  But we would like the user to be able to take a
> snapshot of that file system and restore and use it without rebuilding 
> the
> index.
>
> 	Let me know.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Rob
>
>
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