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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: indexing problems
Date Tue, 07 Mar 2006 15:54:50 GMT

On Mar 7, 2006, at 10:41 AM, Apache Lucene wrote:

> Is it advisable to use compound file format? or should I revert it  
> back to
> simple file format? How do I revert it back?

There is a setter on IndexWriter to set it back if you like.   The  
compound format avoids the issues that cropped up a lot in the past  
with greatly segmented indexes eating up all available file handles.

How you set it really depends.  Try both and see.

> lucenenator



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