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From "Peter Veentjer - Anchor Men" <>
Subject RE: searching while indexing.
Date Wed, 05 Jan 2005 10:57:01 GMT
>>Is your IndexReader doing deletes?  
Yes.. I have to remove the documents I`m going to update from the

>>That is the only time it locks the index (because that is essentially 
>>a write operation).  If you're purely searching with the reader it 
>>should work fine with a writer concurrently.

Ok, I understand why there are problems. But how can I fix this problem?
I have to update documents, so how can I do this without deleting
documents from the Reader? I don`t want to add the same document twice. 

This is a problem many users of Lucene will face.. Could you please add
a good explanation to the FAQ?

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