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From "Sonu SR" <son...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question regarding Index Update
Date Mon, 09 Jul 2007 16:32:24 GMT
Thanks Erik. Is the field update is too difficult task in lucene? I expect
this feature also in lucene, in near future.

On 7/9/07, Erick Erickson <erickerickson@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> No, Lucene doesn't support just updating a field in a document. You
> must delete/re-add it as you suppose.
>
> And you are correct, the UpdateDocument feature just conceals the
> underlying delete/add functionality, it's not update-in-place.
>
> Best
> Erick
>
> On 7/9/07, Sonu SR <sonusr@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> > My application using lucene index. The index documents having number of
> > fields. We have around 5 million such documents. I have problem with
> > regular
> > update of some of the fields in the document. So every update I need to
> > delete and index that updated documents. This is a huge task. I know
> from
> > version 2.1 lucene added update Document feature. But I think this is
> also
> > just like my process(first delete and index). Is lucene supports the
> > update
> > of particular fields only, like database? ie:- without deleting the
> > document
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Sonu
> >
>

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