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From Andrzej Bialecki>
Subject Re: appending field to an existing index
Date Mon, 04 Feb 2008 08:19:08 GMT
Erick Erickson wrote:
> As always, "it depends". You can try to reconstruct the doc from an index,
> see Luke. But depending upon you you indexed things, it may be more
> or less lossy. I remember this was discussed recently, you might have
> some luck if you search the archive.
> But it may be very, very expensive to reconstruct all the docs from an
> index, see how long Luke takes to do this on your index.....

It wouldn't be much more expensive to reconstruct all unstored fields in 
all docs - Luke has to traverse all posting lists anyway. This "bulk 
restore" is not implemented (yet?).

Best regards,
Andrzej Bialecki     <><
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