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From Yonik Seeley <>
Subject Re: expert question about SolrReplication
Date Sat, 02 Feb 2013 02:48:27 GMT
On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 4:13 AM, Bernd Fehling
<> wrote:
> A question to the experts,
> why is the replicated index copied from its temporary location (index.xxxxxxxxx)
> to the real index directory and NOT moved?

The intent is certainly to move and not copy (provided the Directory
supports it).
See StandardDirectoryFactory.move()

> Copying over 100s of gigs takes some time, moving is just changing the file system link.
> Also, instead of first deleting the old index, why not
> - moving the file links of old index to "index.xxxxx.old"

You can't do this in Windows?

> - moving the file links of new index to "index"
> - and finally after new searcher is up, deleting "index.xxxxx.old"


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