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From Peter Karman <>
Subject Re: [lucy-user] Re: How to make Lucy return multiple matches on same index (file)
Date Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:37:59 GMT
Shahab wrote on 8/27/14 11:29 AM:

> Thanks for your reply. I am looking for indexing big files > 2 GB and 
> grep is not to be used as per the use case. Lucy looked liked a good 
> option to me other than creating my own index file, indexing on line 
> number and some fixed keywords..

Yes, you could use Lucy. Create a virtual "document" for each line in the file,
and fields for the line number and line content. If the line contains "fields"
like a logfile might, you can create a separate field for each segment of the
line. I do that same kind of thing for server log files.

Peter Karman  .  .

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