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From "Erick Erickson" <>
Subject Re: Index maintainance
Date Fri, 23 Feb 2007 14:43:58 GMT
If you're using 2.1, see IndexModifier. If you're previous to 2.1, the
IndexModifier is (I think), hanging around in the contrib area. You have to
delete a document and re-add it, there's no such thing as "modify inplace"
in lucene currently.


On 2/23/07, Kainth, Sachin <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just wondering how one would perform index maintainance.  I know how to
> add new documents:
> writer = new IndexWriter(IndexDirectory, new PorterAnalyzer(), false);
> (incidently, I wrote PorterAnalyzer myself for the PorterStemFilter
> since I couldn't find an analyzer using it)
> But what I don't know is how do we delete documents from the index and
> how we replace documents in the index where those documents have
> changed.
> Cheers
> Sachin
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