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From "Michael D. Curtin" <>
Subject Re: Question to Lucene Index
Date Fri, 24 Feb 2006 13:23:42 GMT
Thomas Papke wrote:

> i am a "newby" in usage of Apache Lucene. If have a relativly big 
> database indexed by lucene (about 300MB File). Up to now - all users 
> could search over the hole index. How to restrict the resultset? I have 
> tried it with adding some BooleanQuerys to restrict entries. But with 
> this solution i get sometimes a "More than 32 required/prohibited 
> clauses in query." Exception. Anyone a solution for my that problem or 
> some sites for me where i could look at (with some examples)? Or is 
> there a way to generate (relativly fast) a subindex?

You can increase the limit from 32 to just about anything you want via the 
system property org.apache.lucene.maxClauseCount.  You can use code like this:

System.setProperty"org.apache.lucene.maxClauseCount", "1000000");

Or, you can set a value on the JVM's command line with -D.

Good luck!


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