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From Pulkit Singhal <pulkitsing...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: IndexWriters and write locks
Date Wed, 10 Nov 2010 20:13:14 GMT
Ah exactly the kind of wake-up call that I was looking for! Thank You :)

On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 3:01 PM, Steven A Rowe <sarowe@syr.edu> wrote:

> NFS[1] != NTFS[2]
>
> [1] NFS: <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_File_System_%28protocol%29>
> [2] NTFS: <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Pulkit Singhal [mailto:pulkitsinghal@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 2:55 PM
> > To: java-user@lucene.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: IndexWriters and write locks
> >
> > You know that really confuses me. I've heard that stated a few times and
> > every time I just felt that it couldn't possibly be right. Maybe it was
> > meant in some very specific manner because otherwise aren't all Windows
> > OSs
> > off-limits to Lucene then?
> >
> > On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 2:40 PM, Uwe Schindler <uwe@thetaphi.de> wrote:
> >
> > > Are you using NFS as filesystem? NFS is incompatible to lucene :-)
> > >
> > > -----
> > > Uwe Schindler
> > > H.-H.-Meier-Allee 63, D-28213 Bremen
> > > http://www.thetaphi.de
> > > eMail: uwe@thetaphi.de
> > >
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Pulkit Singhal [mailto:pulkitsinghal@gmail.com]
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 7:57 PM
> > > > To: java-user@lucene.apache.org
> > > > Subject: Re: IndexWriters and write locks
> > > >
> > > > Thanks Uwe, that helps explain why the lock file is still there.
> > > >
> > > > The last piece of the puzzle is why someone may see exceptions such
> as
> > > the
> > > > following from time to time:
> > > >
> > > > java.nio.channels.OverlappingFileLockException
> > > >     at
> > > >
> > >
> >
> sun.nio.ch.FileChannelImpl$SharedFileLockTable.checkList(FileChannelImpl.j
> > ava
> > > > :1176)
> > > >     at
> > > >
> > >
> >
> sun.nio.ch.FileChannelImpl$SharedFileLockTable.add(FileChannelImpl.java:10
> > 7
> > > > 8)
> > > >     at sun.nio.ch.FileChannelImpl.tryLock(FileChannelImpl.java:878)
> > > >     at java.nio.channels.FileChannel.tryLock(FileChannel.java:962)
> > > >     at
> > > >
> > org.apache.lucene.store.NativeFSLock.obtain(NativeFSLockFactory.java:236)
> > > >     at org.apache.lucene.store.Lock.obtain(Lock.java:72)
> > > >     at
> org.apache.lucene.index.IndexWriter.init(IndexWriter.java:1041)
> > > >     at
> > org.apache.lucene.index.IndexWriter.<init>(IndexWriter.java:864)
> > > >
> > > > I suppose this means that the OS itself hasn't released the lock even
> > > after I shut
> > > > down my application server and restarted it.
> > > > Am I right?
> > > >
> > > > Or is there something else that can possibly be the culprit (in
> > anyone's
> > > > experience) that I can investigate?
> > > >
> > > > - Pulkit
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 12:57 PM, Uwe Schindler <uwe@thetaphi.de>
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > This is because Lucene uses Native Filesystem Locks. The lock file
> > > > > itself is just a placeholder which is not cleaned up on Ctrl-C. The
> > > > > lock is not the file itself, its *on* the file.
> > > > >
> > > > > -----
> > > > > Uwe Schindler
> > > > > H.-H.-Meier-Allee 63, D-28213 Bremen
> > > > > http://www.thetaphi.de
> > > > > eMail: uwe@thetaphi.de
> > > > >
> > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > > From: Pulkit Singhal [mailto:pulkitsinghal@gmail.com]
> > > > > > Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 3:38 PM
> > > > > > To: java-user@lucene.apache.org
> > > > > > Subject: IndexWriters and write locks
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Hello,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > 1) On Windows, I often shut down my application server (which
has
> > > > > > active IndexWriters open) using the ctrl+c keys.
> > > > > > 2) I inspect my directories on the file system I see that the
> > > > > > write.lock
> > > > > file is still
> > > > > > there.
> > > > > > 3) I start the app server again, and do some operations that
> would
> > > > > require
> > > > > > IndexWriters to write to the same directories again and it works!
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I don't understand why I do not run into any exceptions?
> > > > > > I mean there is already a lock file present which should prevent
> > the
> > > > > > IndexWriters from getting access to the directories ... no?
> > > > > > I should be happy but I'm not because other folks are able to
get
> > > > > exceptions
> > > > > > when they bounce their servers an I'm unable to reproduce the
> > > > > > problem and
> > > > > I
> > > > > > can't help them.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Any clues? Anyone?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thank You,
> > > > > > - Pulkit
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
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