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From Chris Harris <rygu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: error with multicore CREATE action
Date Mon, 23 Nov 2009 18:19:11 GMT
Are there any use cases for CREATE where the instance directory
*doesn't* yet exist? I ask because I've noticed that Solr will create
an instance directory for me sometimes with the CREATE command. In
particular, if I run something like

http://solrhost/solr/admin/cores?action=CREATE&name=newcore&instanceDir=d:\dir_that_does_not_exist\&config=C:\dir_that_does_exist\solrconfig.xml&schema=C:\dir_that_does_exist\schema.xml

then Solr will create

d:\dir_that_does_not_exist

and

d:\dir_that_does_not_exist\data

for me (but not d:\dir_that_does_not_exist\conf).

Maybe this has to do with some particularly in my solrconfig.xml?
(There I've commented out the dataDir element because I prefer the
default behavior to what you get with "${solr.data.dir:./solr/data}".)

2009/11/23 Shalin Shekhar Mangar <shalinmangar@gmail.com>:

> The instance directory and the configuration files should exist before you
> can create a core. The core CREATE command just creates a Solr core instance
> in memory after reading the configuration from disk.

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