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From "Praveen Peddi" <>
Subject Re: partial updating of lucene
Date Thu, 09 Dec 2004 19:19:02 GMT
But I don't need anything that Limo or Luke is doing, if all my fields are 
stored in the index (isStored() will be true for all fields). right?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Luke Francl" <>
To: "Lucene Users List" <>
Sent: Thursday, December 09, 2004 11:30 AM
Subject: Re: partial updating of lucene

> On Thu, 2004-12-09 at 09:00, Erik Hatcher wrote:
>> Have a look at the tool Luke (Google for "luke lucene" :) and see how
>> it does its "Reconstruct and Edit" facility.  It is possible, though
>> potentially lossy, to reconstruct a document and add it again.
> Or look at LIMO's implementation of that feature, which to my eyes is a
> little easier to read (of course that's probably because I wrote it...
> ;):
> (check out LimoUtils.reconstructDocument())
> However, if you're doing analysis on your text to remove stopwords and
> stuff like that, this WILL be lossy. I consider it more of an aid for
> debugging than a way to re-index documents, though I suppose it would
> work for that as well. However, I believe the process would be highly
> resource intensive so I wouldn't recommend it.
> The better solution is to add a stored keyword field that stores the
> location of your document, and then re-index it from the source.
> Regards,
> Luke Francl
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