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From Daniel Noll <>
Subject Re: How do YOU detect corrupt indexes?
Date Fri, 03 Aug 2007 06:45:58 GMT
On Friday 03 August 2007 16:03:22 Doron Cohen wrote:
> What is the anticipated cause of corruption? Malicious?
> Hardware fault? This somewhat reminds of discussions in
> the list about encrypting the index. See LUCENE-737
> and a discussion pointed by it. One of the opinions
> there was that encryption should be handled at a lower
> level (OS/FS). Wouldn't that hold here as well?

That's actually a good point.  These days we have filesystems like ZFS which 
check for corruption automatically.  This should remove a lot of the extra 
digesting work people would otherwise need to do to ensure consistency.


Daniel Noll
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