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From Akshay <akshay.u...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Creation of index for the first time
Date Wed, 11 Feb 2009 17:23:50 GMT
Is there a way, without the knowledge of how IndexWriter was used, by which
we can say that an empty index currently open is a really fresh index
created for the first time?

Thanks.

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 9:54 PM, Michael McCandless <
lucene@mikemccandless.com> wrote:

>
> If you create IndexWriter with create=true in a directory that has no
> Lucene index, segments_1 is created.
>
> If you do the same, but in a directory that already has a Lucene index,
> segments_(N+1) is created (where N was the last generation of the current
> index in that directory).
>
> But... this is an internal detail to Lucene's index format and could change
> in some future release.
>
> Mike
>
>
> Akshay wrote:
>
>  Hi List,
>>
>> How to find if an empty lucene index has been created for the very first
>> time? Is the generation number 1 enough to determine this?
>>
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Akshay K. Ukey.
>>
>
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-- 
Regards,
Akshay K. Ukey.

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