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From Peter Karman <>
Subject Re: [lucy-user] Lucy Benchmarking
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2017 03:00:51 GMT
Kasi Lakshman Karthi Anbumony wrote on 2/9/17 5:51 PM:
> Thanks for the explanation.
> As a follow on question, based on this link:
> (1) Why the cf.dat has a document section?
> (2) Why is it not compressed?
> I see most of the content of the books I have indexed being part of cf.dat
> file and can read the text as it is! Is this how the inverted indexing
> works?

Do you have the "stored" flag or "highlightable" flag set to true for your 
Plan::FullTextType schema definitions?

IIRC that's why doc text is stored, which seems to be confirmed in that URL you 

As far as why it is not compressed, I'm not sure. I expect that decompression 
incurs a performance hit.

Peter Karman  .  .

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