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From JM Tinghir <>
Subject Re: Weird Problem with Lucene
Date Wed, 22 Jun 2005 19:36:44 GMT

Actually I have the same problem. Queries are working on a few fields
but not all of them, although the index is ok (checked it with luke).

But I have no idea to solve that...

Jean-Marie Tinghir

2005/6/22, Urs Eichmann <>:
> My index consists of about 26 fields. I have a very wierd problem: On
> certain fields, I cannot search - i.e. the search always returns 0
> documents. I used Luke's Lucene Index Toolbox, and the behaviour there is
> weird as well:
> I do the following in Luke's Program:
> a) go to the Documents Tab
> b) Enter term field-name: unit and value="DOSE", hit "Show all docs"
> c) A list of 5 documents is displayed, which is ok. The query is unit:DOSE.
> The parsed query is unit:DOSE and the rewritten query is unit:dose
> d) Then I just hit the "Search" button without changing the query
> e) now the result list is empty. The only difference I can see is that the
> parsed query is unit:dose now instead of unit:DOSE.
> Does anyone have an explanation for this behaviour? The problem is, the same
> behaviour is in my program, e.g. if I look for "unit:DOSE", I will get no
> documents returned. However, on many of the other 26 fields, it runs OK, and
> I can't see any difference in the field definitions.
> I had this problem in 1.4.3, changed now to 1.9 RC1, but the problem is
> still the same.
> Many thanks for any help!
> Urs

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