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From "Yonik Seeley" <>
Subject Re: MultiSearcher holds on to index - optimization not one segment
Date Tue, 19 Jun 2007 13:05:53 GMT
On 6/19/07, Beard, Brian <> wrote:
> The problem I'm having is once the MultiSearcher is open, it holds on to
> the index file

An IndexReader holds open the files... this is a feature.  Not holding
the file open would mean that the index would actively change while
being searched.  Lucene is designed to search on a static index (but
one that can be updated in the background with no impact to the
current open readers).


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