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From "Michael J. Prichard" <>
Subject Re: Lucene index database
Date Wed, 12 Jul 2006 17:02:12 GMT
Ha Erick,

we must have sent our responses at the same time :)

What Erick said :)

Erick Erickson wrote:

> This has been extensively discussed in the mail archive, I think a 
> search of
> the archive would help you a lot.
> The short form is no. There's nothing built into Lucene to help you 
> index a
> database. How would you define that anyway? <G>
> That said, you can write a program to extract data from the database and
> index that data. Depending on what you need to do, you can either store
> enough data in the index to satisfy searches, or store data in each
> "document" you index that allows you to "do the right thing" as far as 
> the
> database is concerned to satisfy searches.
> Best
> Erick

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