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  • I just posted a second release candidate for Lucene 1.2. This can be found at: http://jakarta.apache.org/builds/jakarta-lucene/release/v1.2-rc2/ If no serious bugs are found in the next few days, ...
    Doug CuttingDoug Cutting
    Oct 19, 2001 at 9:48 pm
    Oct 23, 2001 at 12:24 pm
  • Hi We are trying to implement Lucene, and one of the requirements for the search is to provide a context within which the search term appears in a document. So we need something like the summary in ...
    Benjamin KopicBenjamin Kopic
    Oct 18, 2001 at 4:29 pm
    Oct 25, 2001 at 11:12 pm
  • Is it possible to add more examples. - I would love to see search examples using Query Primitives like Boolean, Term etc. The <SearchFiles example uses QueryParser. I tried and spent some time trying ...
    HarmeetHarmeet
    Oct 19, 2001 at 3:44 am
    Oct 21, 2001 at 8:59 am
  • Hello, Has anyone investigated building a database-based store for the indicies? I'm interested in building on if no one has started such an endeavor. Anything in particular I should know? thanks, ...
    Brian zimmerBrian zimmer
    Oct 17, 2001 at 7:41 pm
    Oct 19, 2001 at 5:37 pm
  • I'm not sure if this is the cause of your problems, but when you're doing deletions you need to close the reader before you open a writer, otherwise deletions can be lost. You're claiming that ...
    Doug CuttingDoug Cutting
    Oct 25, 2001 at 2:55 pm
    Jan 11, 2002 at 3:23 am
  • Hi, I just wanted to let you know that I've set up a new white paper along with complete source code. The new code also takes care of the new Query subclasses PrefixQuery, RangeQuery and ...
    Maik SchreiberMaik Schreiber
    Oct 16, 2001 at 7:40 am
    Oct 17, 2001 at 8:41 am
  • Congratulations on the move! The new site looks up and smooth. I know it's a lot of work to do this stuff, thanks to all the Apache folks behind the scenes who made it happen. The software collection ...
    Nelson MinarNelson Minar
    Oct 3, 2001 at 12:36 am
    Oct 10, 2001 at 11:14 am
  • Hi, I am new user, I would truly appreciate if someone could tell me where I can find a Tutorial or Documentation for Lucene which will guide me through how to get started and do a simple search ...
    DV PuniaDV Punia
    Oct 31, 2001 at 6:08 pm
    Nov 1, 2001 at 5:04 pm
  • Hi all, I am new to lucene and I can not understand why I am getting following error with this program? public class Search { public static void main(String[] args) { try{ String indexPath = ...
    Parag DharmadhikariParag Dharmadhikari
    Oct 22, 2001 at 1:04 pm
    Oct 23, 2001 at 12:17 am
  • Is there anything wrong with using multiple analyzers on the same index, (given of course that I am keeping the set of documents for each mutually exclusive)? I am hoping to use a single Lucene index ...
    Brandon JockmanBrandon Jockman
    Oct 19, 2001 at 3:37 pm
    Oct 22, 2001 at 11:54 am
  • We're having a heck of a time with too many file handles around here. When we create large indexes, we often get thousands of temporary files in a given index! Even worse, we just plain run out of ...
    Scott GanyoScott Ganyo
    Oct 11, 2001 at 6:56 pm
    Oct 16, 2001 at 2:11 pm
  • We are experimenting with XML-aware indexing. The approach we're trying is to index every element in a given XML document as a separate Lucene document along with a another Lucene document that ...
    W. Eliot KimberW. Eliot Kimber
    Oct 11, 2001 at 11:35 pm
    Oct 12, 2001 at 2:18 pm
  • Has anybody gotten the following exception when trying to search an index with a large number of files ( 2000)? [junit] java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException [junit] at ...
    Peck, JasonPeck, Jason
    Oct 30, 2001 at 9:27 pm
    Oct 30, 2001 at 11:27 pm
  • Hi, Does anyone know if there is a way to use a proximity operator (like near or within) in the lucene engine? For example, if you want to know that microsoft is within 3 words of ibm you could use ...
    CarlsonCarlson
    Oct 24, 2001 at 12:17 am
    Oct 24, 2001 at 10:51 pm
  • I'm trying to understand the details of the query syntax. I found the syntax ` in QueryParser.jj, but it doesn't make everything clear. My initial questions: - It doesn't appear that "?" can be the ...
    W. Eliot KimberW. Eliot Kimber
    Oct 16, 2001 at 4:07 pm
    Oct 17, 2001 at 1:56 am
  • Does anybody could let me know what should be changed in the "IndexFiles" demo to let met index and query "pure" digit part number. Currently only alphabetic query seem to work, digit and special ...
    Jean-Marc BertinchampsJean-Marc Bertinchamps
    Oct 2, 2001 at 1:20 pm
    Oct 4, 2001 at 5:15 am
  • I have a couple of questions on using Lucene in a production environment: 1) Are updates to an index "transactional" in nature? In other words, can an index ever get into an inconsistent/corrupt ...
    Scott GanyoScott Ganyo
    Oct 2, 2001 at 9:44 pm
    Oct 3, 2001 at 10:10 pm
  • I am using the StandardAnalyzer for both indexing and QueryParser. If I index the following text: "Massachusetts" The following query finds the document: "mass*" But if I use this query then the ...
    Paul FriedmanPaul Friedman
    Oct 30, 2001 at 9:35 pm
    Nov 12, 2001 at 5:01 pm
  • Hello! I've been trying Lucene during some time, and I like it, it seems to be pretty good. I'm trying to do a Web searcher (similar to WebSearch) but I'm in a trouble. If I want to seach exactly "á" ...
    Antonio OrtegaAntonio Ortega
    Oct 29, 2001 at 12:50 pm
    Oct 31, 2001 at 8:55 am
  • Anyone know how to filter pre result sets with a minimum score? lets say i search for cars and it returns me back 100 total matched results where my returned rows = 10 and start index = 0. currently ...
    SoshimaSoshima
    Oct 30, 2001 at 9:57 pm
    Oct 30, 2001 at 11:15 pm
  • Hi, I have implemented search on my website using lucene. However, I still have a few questions -- mostly because of the flexible nature of Lucene. I would like to learn from users who have some real ...
    Nikhil G. DaddikarNikhil G. Daddikar
    Oct 24, 2001 at 4:04 am
    Oct 28, 2001 at 12:29 am
  • Hi Looking at the Apache source code download page (http://jakarta.apache.org/site/sourceindex.html), there isn't seem to be Lucene download. Can someone provide me with the URL to Lucene 1.2-RC1? ...
    Benjamin KopicBenjamin Kopic
    Oct 25, 2001 at 4:05 pm
    Oct 26, 2001 at 10:14 am
  • We are trying to "de-value" documents which contain certain terms. So instead of increasing the value of those documents and thus moving them to the top of the list, we are trying to decrease the ...
    Alex ParanskyAlex Paransky
    Oct 24, 2001 at 9:37 am
    Oct 24, 2001 at 10:48 pm
  • This is because you have added some documents with "originType" as an indexed field, and others with "originType" as an un-indexed field. Did you change this in your code after your index was ...
    Doug CuttingDoug Cutting
    Oct 4, 2001 at 3:37 pm
    Oct 8, 2001 at 8:53 am
  • I've been porting our application to use the 1.2 release candidate 1 build and now have a problem opening searchers on our existing indexes. I get a Permission Denied exception... our permissions are ...
    Snyder, DavidSnyder, David
    Oct 4, 2001 at 4:09 pm
    Oct 8, 2001 at 8:23 am
  • Hello, I have some trouble understanding the semantics of the BooleanQuery with regards to prohibited clause. the method I am using is this: public final void add(Query query, boolean required, ...
    Anders NielsenAnders Nielsen
    Oct 31, 2001 at 6:37 pm
    Oct 31, 2001 at 7:46 pm
  • Hi, I have a field which I need to match exactly -- Ideally it shouldn't even be tokenized, but I can't find a way to do that -- adding a field that is indexed but not tokenized, doesn't seem to work ...
    Winton DaviesWinton Davies
    Oct 31, 2001 at 9:05 am
    Oct 31, 2001 at 5:20 pm
  • Testing mailing list from new location -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    Pier FumagalliPier Fumagalli
    Oct 29, 2001 at 2:13 am
    Oct 29, 2001 at 2:15 am
  • Hello, I am using Lucene search engine with Jive application. When I search for a number or an alpha numeric, like 8400T, I get no results. Can you please help me i making numeric or alphanumeric ...
    Vijay JagannathanVijay Jagannathan
    Oct 26, 2001 at 10:22 am
    Oct 26, 2001 at 7:48 pm
  • hi all, Is there any way to Search for extended ASCII characters words like catègorie acanthocéphales ?? with regards Srini Srinivasa . V Software Engineerr netkraft Pvt. Ltd., Visit us: ...
    Srinivasa vSrinivasa v
    Oct 25, 2001 at 1:28 pm
    Oct 26, 2001 at 12:42 am
  • Hi all, I have written the code which gives me the url of searched results and that url I am converting to the anchors. But the the problem is after clicking on the link, I should be able to go and ...
    Parag DharmadhikariParag Dharmadhikari
    Oct 25, 2001 at 10:39 am
    Oct 25, 2001 at 11:28 pm
  • Hello all: I'm trying to add searching for strings containing special characters, for example, 'c++'. I'm currently using StandardAnalyzer and the '+' character is being ignored. Is there any way of ...
    Ravi DamarlaRavi Damarla
    Oct 20, 2001 at 10:15 am
    Oct 20, 2001 at 9:27 pm
  • I am wondering if it is possible to change the ordering of results from search. Specifically, we need to sort results alphabetically by a given field, rather then by term frequency. I assume there is ...
    Tom BarrettTom Barrett
    Oct 19, 2001 at 2:03 pm
    Oct 19, 2001 at 4:07 pm
  • Hello lucene-user, I don't know. Maybe the tokenizer filters out numbers? As I was working a bit more with the jsp pages, I found a bug, disabling the Create checkbox. I will post the fix in the next ...
    EouEou
    Oct 17, 2001 at 10:59 pm
    Oct 19, 2001 at 9:19 am
  • Hello lucene-user, i begin with lucene, and i would like make a search with number ( a year for example). How can i do that? I obtain no result with the demo files. Thanks -- Best regards, eou ...
    EouEou
    Oct 17, 2001 at 10:58 pm
    Oct 17, 2001 at 11:13 pm
  • Hi, I've been testing the demo files (note that the java docs need updating) So far the indexing on test files works ok. Moving to HTML files: I used the following command: java -classpath ...
    Mark AyadMark Ayad
    Oct 16, 2001 at 11:57 pm
    Oct 17, 2001 at 4:37 pm
  • I am using Lucene for a java project and am interested in using the RAMDirectory to store the index. I am new to Lucene and have a question regarding the use of RAMDirectory. Is it possible to load ...
    Chris BojrabChris Bojrab
    Oct 15, 2001 at 2:24 am
    Oct 16, 2001 at 1:01 am
  • From reading the docs, my understanding is that you want to enable both case sensitive and insensitive searches that you must have two indexes, one that uses a case-insensitive analyzer, and one that ...
    W. Eliot KimberW. Eliot Kimber
    Oct 13, 2001 at 11:46 pm
    Oct 14, 2001 at 7:29 am
  • Subject: RE: Lucene has moved to Jakarta How about adding filters for different file types such as -HTML (there is one in the demo already) -XML -PDF -MsWord/RTF -other common file formats THanks. ...
    Sunny Kapoor \(SunKap\)Sunny Kapoor \(SunKap\)
    Oct 11, 2001 at 4:23 pm
    Oct 11, 2001 at 4:35 pm
  • I am trying to use the 'lucene-1.2-rc1.jar' with a WebObjects 4.5 application, but having problems. WebObjects uses Java 1.1.8. I read on the jGuru Lucene FAQ that Lucene should work with this ...
    Brook, JamesBrook, James
    Oct 9, 2001 at 12:31 pm
    Oct 9, 2001 at 4:26 pm
  • I'm taking my first step in to coding some Lucene stuff, specifically a custom analyzer. The analyzer we want is one that maps accented characters to their unaccented form, for a crude and general ...
    Paul DalePaul Dale
    Oct 3, 2001 at 11:02 am
    Oct 3, 2001 at 4:23 pm
  • Are brackets, [ and ], legal in a query? If so, do they have some special meaning? If not, are there other "illegal" characters as well? Parsing the query syntax, "[]", causes the following error: ...
    Paul FriedmanPaul Friedman
    Oct 31, 2001 at 7:03 pm
    Oct 31, 2001 at 7:03 pm
  • Hi, (Apologies if this shows up twice). If I do a search such as "field1:jim OR field2:bob" is there any way to determine for each document that was a hit, which field caused the hit? Or rather, ...
    Lee MallaboneLee Mallabone
    Oct 31, 2001 at 10:08 am
    Oct 31, 2001 at 10:08 am
  • I'm thinking of producing some neat new services built upon Lucene. One thing I need is an alert function, that is, instead of searching with a query on a lot of documents, I want all incoming ...
    Christian UbbesenChristian Ubbesen
    Oct 31, 2001 at 12:04 am
    Oct 31, 2001 at 12:04 am
  • I couldn't find help in the FAQ or in the code. When is using fuzzy query (over the other knows queries) appropriate? Thanks. -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    Nikhil G. DaddikarNikhil G. Daddikar
    Oct 29, 2001 at 3:31 pm
    Oct 29, 2001 at 3:31 pm
  • Hello! I've been trying Lucene during some time, and I like it, it seems to be pretty good. I'm trying to do a Web searcher (similar to WebSearch) but I'm in a trouble. If I want to seach exactly "á" ...
    Antonio OrtegaAntonio Ortega
    Oct 29, 2001 at 12:52 pm
    Oct 29, 2001 at 12:52 pm
  • As you might have noticed, one-by-one, all mailing lists for Jakarta.Apache.ORG have been moved off to a new server, to split the load of all Apache Mailing Lists on two separate machines. What does ...
    Pier FumagalliPier Fumagalli
    Oct 29, 2001 at 3:45 am
    Oct 29, 2001 at 3:45 am
  • Hi all, I am facing one problem with Lucene search. My code is perfectly working fine on my local machine but when I try to run the sane code on the Tomacat-Jakarta (version 3.2.3) then it gives me ...
    Parag DharmadhikariParag Dharmadhikari
    Oct 26, 2001 at 1:37 pm
    Oct 26, 2001 at 1:37 pm
  • Hi all, In Indexing, generally when you index a text file containing a word say "Categories" the index will create a set of files. *.fnm,*.fdt etc., If we open the file *.tis we can see the word ...
    Srinivasa vSrinivasa v
    Oct 26, 2001 at 9:35 am
    Oct 26, 2001 at 9:35 am
  • I've the same problem since the last version of Lucene 1.1. ie:com.lucene.queryParser.TokenMgrError: Lexical error at line 1, column 1. Encountered: "\'" (39), after : "" ...
    Christophe GOGUYER DESSAGNESChristophe GOGUYER DESSAGNES
    Oct 24, 2001 at 9:43 pm
    Oct 24, 2001 at 9:43 pm
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