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From Doug Cutting <>
Subject Re: How are results merged from a multisearcher?
Date Mon, 22 May 2006 22:16:14 GMT
Tom Emerson wrote:
> Thanks for the clarification. What then is the difference between a
> MultiSearcher and using an IndexSearcher on a MultiReader?

The results should be identical.  A MultiSearcher permits use of 
ParallelMultiSearcher and RemoteSearchable, for parallel and/or 
distributed operation.  But, for single-threaded searching, a 
MultiReader is probably fastest.


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