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  • In the case where indexing takes a non-trivial amount of time, what is the expected behaviour when a search is performed while indexing is still going on? Would it be a good solution to index in a ...
    Kelvin TanKelvin Tan
    Jan 31, 2002 at 1:54 am
    Feb 6, 2002 at 3:01 am
  • I'd like to take credit for being ultra-responsive, but really we've been kicking this around for a while. But you did motivate me to get off my butt and fix it instead of just thinking about it. -- ...
    Brian GoetzBrian Goetz
    Jan 17, 2002 at 6:52 am
    Jan 18, 2002 at 2:22 am
  • Wildcard queries are case sensitive, while other queries depend on the analyzer used for the field searched. The standard analyzer lowercases, so lowercased terms are indexed. Thus your "SPINAL CORD" ...
    Doug CuttingDoug Cutting
    Jan 21, 2002 at 11:01 pm
    Jan 25, 2002 at 6:21 pm
  • Hello Friends, I want to search on BOTH -- (1) "XML" data and (2) "Text" data. (1). "Text Data" -- mostly consist of HTML pages, residing on the server... example : hundreds of HTML, TXT file, etc... ...
    Harun AltayHarun Altay
    Jan 12, 2002 at 8:42 pm
    Jan 22, 2002 at 11:02 am
  • All, I have one question in relation to Lucene. Can you give me the contact information of 2+ individuals who have successfully deployed Lucene? I want to ask them directly: How fast is it? How ...
    Joe LernerJoe Lerner
    Jan 8, 2002 at 3:43 pm
    Jan 14, 2002 at 2:03 pm
  • Hi, I'm building a very large index, that contains several categories. I have several questions I hope you can answare. 1) Is there a way to use lucene with several indexes without merging them? 2) ...
    Tal blumTal blum
    Jan 16, 2002 at 11:17 am
    Feb 14, 2002 at 5:17 pm
  • Hi, We use Verity, a commercial vendor, for our Search, but were in serious trouble with its performance, and looking for a solid, more economical, open source alternative, like Lucene. A prototype ...
    Joe LernerJoe Lerner
    Jan 25, 2002 at 7:54 pm
    Feb 7, 2002 at 1:46 pm
  • Hi, I'm interested in a Lucene EJB solution with JDBC, possibly using something like the SQLDirectory from Marc Kramis at http://www.mail-archive.com/lucene-user@jakarta.apache.org/msg00416.html. How ...
    Jeff WilsonJeff Wilson
    Jan 3, 2002 at 4:54 pm
    Jan 7, 2002 at 4:26 pm
  • In short, an IndexWriter locks an index so that other IndexWriters cannot be opened on the same index. This is the "write.lock" file. The IndexWriter also locks the "commit.lock" file while it is ...
    Doug CuttingDoug Cutting
    Jan 31, 2002 at 4:13 pm
    Jan 31, 2002 at 10:32 pm
  • Suppose we have one field with one string abc-xxx.com When I query for abc-xxx.com it returns 0 hits. BUT when i query for something like xxx.com it returns results fine. not sure what lucene is ...
    Oshima, ScottOshima, Scott
    Jan 8, 2002 at 10:53 pm
    Jan 28, 2002 at 4:36 pm
  • Hello everyone, I originally posted this question to the developers list, but was asked to repeat it here. I'm working on some new functionality I plan to submit for Lucene. In doing this I've ...
    Andrew C. OliverAndrew C. Oliver
    Jan 22, 2002 at 4:00 pm
    Jan 23, 2002 at 11:40 am
  • First character asterisk (eg, *ogleash) is performed by PrefixQuery, which executes much faster than WildcardQuery. Dave Kor Kian Wei Consultant Product Engineering NexusEdge Technologies Pte. Ltd. 6 ...
    Dave KorDave Kor
    Jan 11, 2002 at 4:12 am
    Jan 11, 2002 at 6:57 pm
  • I have created a testclass for working with Analyzers and ran into a strange problem; I cannot search for text in fields with more than 10000 words!?!? I have tested for various bugs in my test ...
    Karl ØieKarl Øie
    Jan 28, 2002 at 5:17 pm
    Jan 28, 2002 at 5:26 pm
  • Question from a Lucene newbie... I'm trying to index a file structure which happens to include a relatively large file (310kb with 55,700 words) and for some reason it appears to hanging the whole ...
    Jonathan_wassonJonathan_wasson
    Jan 8, 2002 at 10:11 pm
    Jan 23, 2002 at 2:18 am
  • I add a field to a document using: doc.add(Field.Text("path", "d=100&a=102")); When I search for the document using "d=100&a=102" as the query using: public static void main(String[] args){ String ...
    Stefan BergstrandStefan Bergstrand
    Jan 14, 2002 at 7:07 am
    Jan 17, 2002 at 6:32 am
  • Hi all, What are the different fields that one can use in Parse method of QueryParser method. This is because can I use this Parse method to search the filenames instead of searching the contents of ...
    Parag DharmadhikariParag Dharmadhikari
    Jan 12, 2002 at 10:01 am
    Jan 14, 2002 at 2:39 am
  • Hi, I am not able to delete the documents from the index. Could someone please exaplain me as to what am i doing working. I attached the delete and indexing code below: <<IdxReader.java ...
    Thutika, SwamyThutika, Swamy
    Jan 9, 2002 at 2:40 pm
    Jan 10, 2002 at 9:19 pm
  • I am working on a browser-based search application that crawls web and file documents. I would like to do my crawling and index building on one server and my searching on one or more other servers. I ...
    Mark TuckerMark Tucker
    Jan 31, 2002 at 12:00 am
    Jan 31, 2002 at 4:13 pm
  • Hello, I'm creating a filter from a set of terms that are read from a file, and I find that IndexReader.termDocs(Term(fieldName, valueFromFile)) does this quite well (around 0.1 secs elapsed time in ...
    Ype KingmaYpe Kingma
    Jan 25, 2002 at 2:51 pm
    Jan 25, 2002 at 6:32 pm
  • I have a really simple servlet example already created that appears to work. I adopted most of the code from the .jsp example posted earlier from Douglass Cutting. However, I have two questions: ...
    Brian RookBrian Rook
    Jan 16, 2002 at 6:18 pm
    Jan 16, 2002 at 7:52 pm
  • Hi all, If I will create the index of files in different thread (which may be invoked at any time)then is it possible to index on files from the root directory and then selectively search on the ...
    Parag DharmadhikariParag Dharmadhikari
    Jan 11, 2002 at 6:58 am
    Jan 12, 2002 at 9:46 am
  • Hi, I have recently started getting file already exists errors during incremental indexing or rebuilding of the index. The files that are causing the errors are named com1.fnm .. com7.fnm ...
    Ernie BeerninkErnie Beernink
    Jan 3, 2002 at 6:27 pm
    Jan 3, 2002 at 7:37 pm
  • I have 2 questions. 1) how does a boolean query implemented, for example if I have a boolean query of (term1 or term2) does the boolean performs scoring on all the documents in the index in order to ...
    Tal BlumTal Blum
    Jan 3, 2002 at 11:56 am
    Jan 3, 2002 at 6:06 pm
  • Hi, I've been trying to use the wildcard query but am getting strange results. Could anyone answer the following questions? 1) Will the wildcard query work as expected with a wildcard at the ...
    Lee MallaboneLee Mallabone
    Jan 23, 2002 at 12:36 pm
    Jan 23, 2002 at 1:46 pm
  • Hi All, I have noticed that I can not search using capital letters for some reason. If I try to do a search on "SPINAL CORD" and if I use a query like SPI* AND COR*, I get no results back. If I use ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Jan 21, 2002 at 10:06 pm
    Jan 21, 2002 at 10:39 pm
  • When I search in an index for a word that starts with an eight-bit character I get: Query: åsnan Exception in thread "main" org.apache.lucene.queryParser.TokenMgrError: Lexical error at line 1, ...
    Stefan BergstrandStefan Bergstrand
    Jan 18, 2002 at 11:17 am
    Jan 18, 2002 at 2:15 pm
  • Is there any documentation on the PorterStemmer in regards to algorithms its doing to words? Much thanks. -scott -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    Oshima, ScottOshima, Scott
    Jan 10, 2002 at 11:42 pm
    Jan 11, 2002 at 3:17 am
  • Hi, How do you use the filters such as the PorterStemmer Filter? I can't find and docs or sample code that show how to do this. Also, I am unable to search for numbers when I do a query. They seem to ...
    Ron GreenwoodRon Greenwood
    Jan 8, 2002 at 5:41 pm
    Jan 8, 2002 at 6:30 pm
  • Can anybody help me? When I uses the following code I am getting some error TermQuery theStringToFindQuery = new TermQuery(new Term (null,stringToFind)); Error: java.lang.NullPointerException ...
    Pradeep Kumar KPradeep Kumar K
    Jan 4, 2002 at 9:52 am
    Jan 4, 2002 at 10:31 am
  • Hey all, I'm integrating the newest version of Lucene into our codebase, and ran into a few questions about the directory locking. First, I'd like to suggest that it might help to add some comments ...
    Matt TuckerMatt Tucker
    Jan 29, 2002 at 5:57 pm
    Jan 29, 2002 at 5:57 pm
  • A new release of Lucene is available, 1.2 release candidate 3. The new release can be downloaded from: http://jakarta.apache.org/builds/jakarta-lucene/release/v1.2-rc3/ If no major problems are ...
    Doug CuttingDoug Cutting
    Jan 28, 2002 at 5:07 pm
    Jan 28, 2002 at 5:07 pm
  • Based on the feedback I've gathered I've completed my first round of changes. At this point, I'm sending this to both lists. I'd like feedback from both the user and development community (please ...
    Andrew C. OliverAndrew C. Oliver
    Jan 25, 2002 at 1:58 am
    Jan 25, 2002 at 1:58 am
  • Hi I'm a new user to lucene but was wondering if there was a way of finding out how many times a word occurs in a document/s using lucene. Thanks for the help Anthony Stern I have tried modifying ...
    Anthony SternAnthony Stern
    Jan 24, 2002 at 4:23 pm
    Jan 24, 2002 at 4:23 pm
  • Hi All, Does any one know why the following doesn't work? When looking for "spinal cord", ("spi*") AND ("cor*") does not work but (spi*) AND (cor*) works fine. Same with OR and NOT operators as well. ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Jan 22, 2002 at 3:34 pm
    Jan 22, 2002 at 3:34 pm
  • Ravi, I'm cc'ing this to lucene-user@jakarta.apache.org, so that: a) people who know more than I do can correct me if necessary, b) people who know less than I do can learn from this discussion, and ...
    Steven J. OwensSteven J. Owens
    Jan 22, 2002 at 1:50 am
    Jan 22, 2002 at 1:50 am
  • I need to do wildcard searches on terms with minus signs in them but can't get it to work (eg. 380-1211, searching for 380-12* must result in a hit). I have created my own Analyzer class that ...
    Ulf liljenstenUlf liljensten
    Jan 17, 2002 at 9:27 pm
    Jan 17, 2002 at 9:27 pm
  • Thanks for the help Brian, -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    CarlsonCarlson
    Jan 14, 2002 at 3:21 pm
    Jan 14, 2002 at 3:21 pm
  • Doug, Avi Rappaport of searchtools.com suggested I look at Lucene for my company's search needs as well as for the backbone of a consulting process we are developing. On the surface, it looks ...
    McCoy-Thompson, SteveMcCoy-Thompson, Steve
    Jan 12, 2002 at 12:54 am
    Jan 12, 2002 at 12:54 am
  • I don't but I would like to suggest that you should not analyze (tokenize) host names. Sorry if you didn't want to do that, only it was an example. If you analyze host names with standard stuffes, ...
    Halácsy PéterHalácsy Péter
    Jan 8, 2002 at 11:36 pm
    Jan 8, 2002 at 11:36 pm
  • Can anyone tell me why deleted documents are showing up in my searches? when I update a document with Reader.delete(Term) then re add the document the Document will show up twice in my hits I have ...
    Warren MasterWarren Master
    Jan 3, 2002 at 12:31 pm
    Jan 3, 2002 at 12:31 pm
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