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From Miles Efron <>
Subject Re: trouble with permissions?
Date Thu, 01 Feb 2007 21:59:36 GMT

You rule.  Swapping out the nightly build seems to have fixed the  
problem... tried it on two problematic cases and both worked.

For the record, I'm running mac os 10.4.8.

Do you know if the lockless commits will be included in the next  
stable release?

Thanks so much!

On Feb 1, 2007, at 3:33 PM, Michael McCandless wrote:

> Miles Efron wrote:
>> i seem to be having a problem analogous to this one (no answer  
>> that i see):
>> search_string=cannot%20overwrite;#32268 trouble is, i just put  
>> lucene on my new macbook pro and am having the problem that if i  
>> build a large index, i get an I/O error due to something like
>> Cannot overwrite: /data/reuters/indexes/ 
>> reuters/
>> same code worked fine on my previous machine (still running on a  
>> G4 powerbook and a linux machine).  sometimes it has trouble  
>> writing the segments file instead...
>> has anyone seen and solved this problem?  thoughts on what might  
>> be behind it?
> Are you running Windows on your macbook pro?
> There are known issues like this, but only on Windows, eg:
> We believe such cases are now fixed by lockless commits, on the trunk
> of Lucene (which is not yet released).  If you could try the trunk
> (but beware that API, file formats, can change) and see if this still
> happens that'd be great!
> Mike
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