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From "Leandro Saad" <leandro.s...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Multiple lock files
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2006 17:47:50 GMT
I want to use the same lock dir, but remove only the associated lock file
when I start the application.

:: Leandro

On 8/8/06, Simon Willnauer <simon.willnauer@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
> You can start your applications with a system property set:
> "org.apache.lucene.lockDir"
> to specify your lock directory
>
> Hope that helps...
>
> regards Simon
>
> On 8/8/06, Leandro Saad <leandro.saad@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yeah. But how do I know if a lock file is related to an index or app? I
> > don't want to remove a lock file that another app is using
> >
> > :: Leandro
> >
> > On 8/8/06, Michael McCandless <lucene@mikemccandless.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > > How do I remove lucene locks (startup) if there are multiple
> > > applications
> > > > using lucene on the same box and all use the same lock dir?
> > >
> > > The lock files are just files, so you can up and remove them.
> > >
> > > However: this is in general dangerous and should not be necessary.
> > >
> > > Lucene uses the lock files to ensure index readers/writers across
> > > different JVMs, or within a single JVM, do not step on each other.  If
> > > you remove them you can corrupt your index.
> > >
> > > It's fine if you have multiple Lucene indices sharing the same lock
> > > directory; each index will create a different name for its lock file.
> > >
> > > Mike
> > >
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