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From Yonik Seeley <yo...@lucidimagination.com>
Subject Re: Is kill -9 safe or not?
Date Fri, 07 Aug 2009 15:10:49 GMT
Kill -9 will not corrupt your index, but you would lose any
uncommitted documents.

-Yonik
http://www.lucidimagination.com


On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 11:07 AM, Michael _<solrcoder@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've seen several threads that are one or two years old saying that
> performing "kill -9" on the java process running Solr either CAN, or CAN NOT
> corrupt your index.  The more recent ones seem to say that it CAN NOT, but
> before I bake a kill -9 into my control script (which first tries a normal
> "kill", of course), I'd like to hear the answer straight from the horse's
> mouth...
> I'm using Solr 1.4 nightly from about a month ago.  Can I kill -9 without
> fear of having to rebuild my index?
>
> Thanks!
> Michael
>

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