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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: Indexing problem
Date Sat, 18 Feb 2006 12:12:22 GMT

On Feb 18, 2006, at 6:11 AM, revati joshi wrote:
>        i'm facing problem while indexing the files .There r some  
> files which r not in normal ASCII format having ASCII characters  
> but r in some arabic,french format which i don't want to index  
> those files.
>   Because of these files my indexing process gets halted in  
> is there any class in Lucene to ignore such files.
>   plz suggest some solution to this.

No, there is nothing in Lucene to help you here.  Lucene does not  
deal with files, only text.  It is your application that needs to  
deal with files appropriately.  Perhaps you could simply catch and  
ignore exceptions to deal with this situation?


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