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From Doug Cutting <>
Subject Re: Reconstruct segments file?
Date Mon, 07 Feb 2005 18:38:34 GMT
Ian Soboroff wrote:
> Speaking of Counter, I have a dumb question.  If the segments are
> named using an integer counter which is incremented, what is the point
> in converting that counter into a string for the segment filename?
> Why not just name the segments e.g. "1.frq", etc.?

The names are prefixed with an underscore, since it turns out that some 
filesystems have trouble (DOS?) with certain all-digit names.  Other 
than that, they are integers, just with a large radix.


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