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From aurora <>
Subject Re: Storing info about the index in the index
Date Fri, 18 Feb 2005 00:20:35 GMT
On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 08:53:41 -0500, Erik Hatcher  
<> wrote:

> On Feb 17, 2005, at 8:43 AM, Sanyi wrote:
>> Hi!
>> Is there any way to store info about the index in the index?
>> (You know, like in .doc files on Windows. You can store title, author,  
>> etc...)
>> I need to store the last indexed database UID in the index and maybe  
>> some other useful infos too.
>> I don't want to store them separately in the database or in another  
>> file because of administrative
>> reasons.
> There is currently no feature to store additional information in the  
> index like this, though you could use a special document in the index to  
> do this.
> You could also keep a .properties or .xml file alongside the index.
> 	Erik

I stored the info in some special documents. They have separate field name  
 from the main document set so that they would be fetched by regular  
search. I ran into a small problem "bookkeeping documents cause problem in  
Sort" that I posted half day ago. But right everything seems to work fine.

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