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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: indexing size
Date Tue, 31 Aug 2004 12:32:43 GMT
Are you using pre-1.4.1 version of Lucene?  There was a bug in one of
the older versions that left multiple, old index files around, instead
of deleting them.  Maybe that's using up the disk space.  Give us your
index directory's 'ls -al' or 'dir'.

Otis

--- Niraj Alok <niraj@emacmillan.com> wrote:

> Hi Guys,
> 
> If you have any ideas, please help me out. I have looked into most of
> the
> lucene archives and they are suggesting what I am currently doing. So
> the
> only possible solution for me right now would be to reduce the no. of
> fields
> which could severely change the logic used for searching.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Niraj
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Niraj Alok" <niraj@emacmillan.com>
> To: "Lucene Users List" <lucene-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 11:17 AM
> Subject: indexing size
> 
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am indexing plain xml files , total size of which is around 100
> MB. I am
> > creating two indexes for different modules, and they are stored in
> different
> > directories as I am not merging them. The problem is that the
> combined
> size
> > of these indexes is about 300 MB, ( 3 times the data size), which
> is in
> > contrast to the 35% I have read it should create.
> > Both these indexes have different fields and different data is
> stored in
> > them and hence there is no duplication occuring.
> >
> > I have one indexwriter for each index. After both the indexes have
> been
> > created, I am simply calling optimize on these two writers and
> closing
> them.
> >
> > Is there something I am doing wrong? I am using
> writer.addDocument(doc).
> >
> > Regards,
> > Niraj
> >
> 


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