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From Otis Gospodnetic <>
Subject Re: Simultaneous index update and searching
Date Thu, 04 Mar 2004 12:55:51 GMT
Yes.  You can search and update the index at the same time.


--- Kenneth Aitken <> wrote:
> We are wanting to develop a search system using Lucene and need to be
> able to update our index frequently, while allowing searches to be
> performed with little interruption.
> In this context, the FAQ Question 41 from the SEARCHING SECTION (41.
> Can I modify the index while performing ongoing searches?) makes it
> clear that one must use work-arounds, because Lucene is not
> thread-safe in this regard.
> However, the FAQ answer is stated to have been written in June 2001.
> Because that is so long ago, I would like to ask:
> Is the answer to Question 41 still current, or is Lucene now
> thread-safe with simultaneous index modifications and searches?
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