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From Otis Gospodnetic <>
Subject Re: couldn't delete backup
Date Thu, 18 Dec 2003 11:26:17 GMT
Lucene writes locks to some directories ( system property),
so make sure you can write to those.


--- Alex Gadea <> wrote:
> I am trying to setup a Lucene installation on a Windows 2000 server. 
> I can not get the IndexWriter to initialize properly.  It fails out
> with an IOException error that says it could not delete backup.  I
> have opened up permissions on the directory I am attempting to create
> the index in as well as the directory I am attempting to read with no
> success.  Right now the permissions are set to Everyone ALL and I
> also setup IIS to be able to write to the 2 directories in case that
> was the problem.  Still no luck.  Are there any other
> directories/files which Lucene needs access to that I am missing?
> writer = new IndexWriter(indexPath, analyzer,
> bCreateIndex.booleanValue());
> Thanks,
> Alex Gadea

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