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From "Bhavin Pandya" <>
Subject Re: lock file of lucene
Date Wed, 27 Sep 2006 08:55:45 GMT
Hi jacky,

Before you open IndexWriter object you can check whether lock file exists or 
not and if its available you can unlock it.
Use IndexReader.isLocked and IndexReader.unlock.

- Bhavin pandya

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "jacky" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 12:32 PM
Subject: lock file of lucene

> hi,
>  When writing into an index, lucene will create a write lock file.
> So, if there is an error during the writing. the lock file will not be 
> deleted.
> And also the JVM will not be closed for some time. So the program will 
> have no chance to get lock of this index.
> Is there any method to avoid that?
>     Best Regards.
>       jacky

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