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From Erick Erickson <erickerick...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: waaaay too many files in the index!
Date Tue, 03 Feb 2009 18:22:46 GMT
What are your IndexWriter MergFactor and MergeDocs set to? Also, are
the dates on all these files indicative of all being create during the same
indexing run?

Finally, how many documents are you indexing?

Best
Erick

On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 10:26 AM, John Byrne <john.byrne@propylon.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I've got a weird problem with a lucene index, using 2.3.1. The index
> contains 6660 files. I don't know how this happened.Maybe somone can tell me
> something about the files themselves? (examples below)
>
> On one day, between 10 and 40 of these files were being created every
> minute. The index updates are triggered by updates to an SVN repository, but
> I can't find any corresponding activity in the SVN logs.
>
> The lucene files all have names like this:
>
> _1qsw.cfs
> _1qsx.cfs
> _1qsy.cfs
> _1qsz.cfs
> _1qt0.cfs
>
> and are mostly < 5K in size.
>
> My application uses just one instance each of
> IndexReader/IndexWriter/IndexSearcher. From looking at
>
> Can anyone shed any light on these files? I'm not too hopeful about fixing
> this index because we are getting "too many open files", even with an
> unlimited ulimit, but any info/suggestions would be great. Thanks.
>
> -John
>
>
>
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