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From "Yonik Seeley" <yo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Delete entire index
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2007 18:41:57 GMT
I agree... and the fix really belongs at the Lucene level:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCENE-932

-Yonik

On 6/13/07, Matt Mitchell <mwm4n@virginia.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a way to have Solr completely remove the current index?
> <deleteAll/> ?
>
> We're still in development and so our schema is wavering. Anytime we
> make a change and want to re-index we first have to:
>
> stop tomcat (or the solr webapp)
> manually remove the data/index
> restart tomcat (or the solr webapp)
>
> The removing of the data/index directory is where we have the most
> trouble, because of the file permissions. The data/index directory is
> owned by tomcat/tomcat so in order to remove it, we have to issue
> sudo rm which we'd like to avoid.
>
> Ideally if we could just tell Solr to delete all data without having
> to do anymore manual work, it'd be great! : )
>
> Something else that would help is if we tell Tomcat/Solr which user/
> group and/or permission to use on the data/index directory when it's
> created.
>
> Any thoughts on this?
>
> Matt

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