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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: sharing lock files on multiple computers
Date Wed, 19 Jan 2005 00:57:27 GMT

On Jan 18, 2005, at 6:51 PM, Chris Hostetter wrote:
> that said, the same paragraph of LIA does say...
>    If you have multiple computers that need to access the same index
>    stored on a shared disk, you should set the lock directory  
> explicitly
>    so that applications on different computers see each other's locks.
> query=multiple+computers+%22see+each+other%27s+locks%22
> ...which prompts me to wonder, how do people do this (ie: configure
> lockDir such that processes on seperate physical computers respect
> eachothers locks) without using NFS?

There is a system property that controls where the lock files are  

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