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From "Michael McCandless" <>
Subject Re: Lucene 2.2 + Not Merging Segments
Date Mon, 23 Jul 2007 19:04:41 GMT

This is spooky.  Could you provide more details about how you are using
IndexWriter?  Are you changing "max buffered docs" from the default?

Also, can you call writer.setInfoStream(System.out), capture that log, and
post it?


"Harini Raghavan" <> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I just upgraded my application to use lucene 2.2. Prior to this, I was using
> lucene 1.9.1 and the addDocument method in the IndexWriter used to keep
> merging smaller segments while adding new documents depending on the
> mergeFactor. I was using the default mergeFactor settings. But after the
> upgrade, when I add documents, every time it is creating a new segment and
> not merging the older ones. Within 2 hours of running, it had created over
> 1000 segments. I verified the IndexWriter in the new source and it seemed to
> me that there is no change to the default values.
> Has anything else changed that would affect the
> IndexWriter.addDocumentbehaviour? Can someone shed some light on this.
> Thanks,
> Harini

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