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  • *This message was transferred with a trial version of CommuniGate(tm) Pro* I thought I saw a post that delt with this problem previously, but I couldn't find it in the archives. If it is a duplicate ...
    Jonathan FranzoneJonathan Franzone
    Feb 7, 2002 at 11:33 pm
    Feb 16, 2002 at 12:36 pm
  • We're really struggling with trying to understand why the WildcardQuery seems to strip out the question mark by replacing it with a space. We're using the daily build, and a StandardAnalyzer. We've ...
    Howk, MichaelHowk, Michael
    Feb 27, 2002 at 4:56 pm
    May 24, 2002 at 1:30 pm
  • We've finally bit the bullet and jumped from RC2 to the nightly build. Now, when we do a search that contains a question mark, it seems to replace the question mark with a space. We're using the ...
    Howk, MichaelHowk, Michael
    Feb 22, 2002 at 9:53 pm
    Feb 26, 2002 at 6:13 am
  • We just got the newest daily build (to try to fix some NullPointer errors with "?" and "_" characters), and we're getting the same problem that Daniel Calvo mentioned: Index Locked for Write. Here's ...
    Howk, MichaelHowk, Michael
    Feb 21, 2002 at 9:49 pm
    Feb 27, 2002 at 7:26 am
  • I have a working installation of Lucene running against indexes created by a database query. Each Document in the Index contains fifteen or twenty fields. I am currently searching only one field ...
    Charles HarveyCharles Harvey
    Feb 11, 2002 at 9:39 pm
    Feb 15, 2002 at 1:13 am
  • Hi, I'm going through the Lucene 'Getting Started" Guide and am up to creating the index for the Web app. After copying lucene-1.2-rc3/luceneweb.war to $TOMCAT_HOME/webapps, the following errors are ...
    Don Gilchrest - Sun MicrosystemsDon Gilchrest - Sun Microsystems
    Feb 6, 2002 at 11:49 pm
    Feb 10, 2002 at 6:59 pm
  • Hello, Has anyone run into problems with boolean AND query? Basically, I am using the following code to do the query to look for 10060 AND 10040 BooleanQuery bq = new BooleanQuery(); Analyzer ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Feb 21, 2002 at 4:45 pm
    Feb 22, 2002 at 6:28 pm
  • Hi, I'm currently building a small app that allows searching of Java sourcecode. The problem I'm getting is when parsing a query string that contains an array specifier (ie. String[] or int[][]) the ...
    Les HughesLes Hughes
    Feb 20, 2002 at 11:16 am
    Feb 21, 2002 at 2:32 pm
  • Hi Lucene friends! How the files of different format can be indexed and searched? ( As I know lucene is having HTML indexer and searcher, which comes along with it and also XML indexer, but is there ...
    Pradeep Kumar KPradeep Kumar K
    Feb 13, 2002 at 4:06 pm
    Feb 15, 2002 at 3:49 am
  • Hi, Whenever I index some files I'm getting some lock files created (write.lock).Can somebody tell me what do these mean and how can I remove them . Regards, Suneetha
    SuneethadSuneethad
    Feb 12, 2002 at 1:54 pm
    Feb 14, 2002 at 8:17 pm
  • Please, does anyone have a JSPParser class that parses JSPs? I hacked the HTMLParser class that comes in the Lucene demo and made it parse and index JSPs. But when i would do a search, the jsp tags ...
    W i l l i a m__b o y dW i l l i a m__b o y d
    Feb 21, 2002 at 1:58 am
    Feb 24, 2002 at 12:20 pm
  • Lets say I have two queries which I want to combine into one: (a and b) OR (c and d) I would use QueryParser.parse to form the subqueries, but how do I/can I combine them with the OR logic? The ...
    Shannon BooherShannon Booher
    Feb 18, 2002 at 7:35 pm
    Feb 19, 2002 at 6:05 pm
  • I am new to Lucene and am quite overwhelmed with the whole installation and deployment process. I am trying to get the web application demo going but am stuck at the stage where you have to create ...
    Saima ShaikhSaima Shaikh
    Feb 11, 2002 at 9:57 am
    Feb 12, 2002 at 5:52 pm
  • Hi, I've just updated my version (via CVS) and now I'm having problems with document deletion. I'm trying to delete a document using IndexReader's delete(Term) method and I'm getting an IOException: ...
    Daniel CalvoDaniel Calvo
    Feb 10, 2002 at 6:58 pm
    Feb 11, 2002 at 12:47 am
  • Hi, Is it possible to index secure sites with Lucene? When I tried I get an error message ":: javax.net.ssl.SSLException: untrusted server cert chain", is it a problem with my certificate? Thanks for ...
    N HJN HJ
    Feb 28, 2002 at 2:36 pm
    Mar 1, 2002 at 3:26 pm
  • That's correct. The tf*idf weights are normalized for document length. I would parenthesize it: ((tf_q * idf_t) / norm_q) * ((tf_d * idf_t) / norm_d_t) * boost_t That's more-or-less correct. To be ...
    Doug CuttingDoug Cutting
    Feb 19, 2002 at 4:49 pm
    Feb 19, 2002 at 6:05 pm
  • My brazilian steammer has the same structure as the German steammer, except for the inner logic. I created it , tested it and now I'm trying to compile it with no success. The problem is the ...
    Bizu de AnúncioBizu de Anúncio
    Feb 14, 2002 at 12:03 am
    Feb 15, 2002 at 3:52 am
  • Hi, I was reading over the docs and reading up in general on Lucene. I want to know if I can do the following: 1. Select one column from a subset of tables in a MS SQL Server database I have, and ...
    Sean LeBlancSean LeBlanc
    Feb 8, 2002 at 11:08 pm
    Feb 11, 2002 at 2:55 pm
  • I would like to exclude certain documents from my search and naturally chose to extend Filter. I'm not too clear on the proper usage of Terms, TermEnum and TermDocs, and though DateFilter has an ...
    Kelvin TanKelvin Tan
    Feb 5, 2002 at 1:09 pm
    Feb 6, 2002 at 2:10 pm
  • I have been using Lucene for 3 weeks and it rules. The indexing process can be slow. So I searched the mailgroup archives and found example code using RAMDirectory to improve indexing speed. The ...
    Kurt VaagKurt Vaag
    Feb 25, 2002 at 7:15 pm
    Feb 25, 2002 at 9:55 pm
  • Hello LUCENE Gurus, I am very new user of lucene:)) I am building web portal, my all date is in oracle tables, and web page is generated by servlets. In that datebase I have one table(different ...
    Galubickas, PauliusGalubickas, Paulius
    Feb 18, 2002 at 10:53 am
    Feb 18, 2002 at 6:29 pm
  • Greetings. I've managed to create a few indexes and get the demo web app working...mostly. However, I get no results from queries. I know the IndexHTML routine is picking up lots of stuff.... Several ...
    John HowayJohn Howay
    Feb 28, 2002 at 12:21 am
    Mar 2, 2002 at 8:12 pm
  • *This message was transferred with a trial version of CommuniGate(tm) Pro* I'm trying to search on a US State field. The lucene field name is "state" and so I'm building a query like: +(state:fl ...
    Jonathan FranzoneJonathan Franzone
    Feb 26, 2002 at 5:24 pm
    Feb 26, 2002 at 5:55 pm
  • Hello All, Is there a place where I can view the threads for different topics online? I have deleted some old emails and I would like to take a look at some of them again. I am wondering if there is ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Feb 22, 2002 at 4:05 pm
    Feb 22, 2002 at 5:15 pm
  • Hello Lucene Users, I am a novice developer researching Lucene for use on a web site that primarily uses JSPs. How do you index dynamically generated web pages with Lucene? Or is it even possible? ...
    Paul FriedmanPaul Friedman
    Feb 20, 2002 at 11:47 pm
    Feb 21, 2002 at 12:27 am
  • I'm having a problem search on phrases. If I give the query books by "Noam Chomsky" about politics then I get a null pointer exception at the point where I issue the query. I put the above string ...
    David ElworthyDavid Elworthy
    Feb 20, 2002 at 5:43 pm
    Feb 20, 2002 at 5:50 pm
  • When I used toString() on a Query object, I don't get a textual representation of the query. Instead I get something like: org.apache.lucene.search.BooleanQuery@29 ...
    David ElworthyDavid Elworthy
    Feb 19, 2002 at 10:43 pm
    Feb 20, 2002 at 8:40 am
  • Lucene Friends Does Lucene support OR and AND queries. If it does can someone tell me which api to use? Thanks in advace Goutam -D.E.Shaw India Software Private Limited.- -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: ...
    Biswas, Goutam_KumarBiswas, Goutam_Kumar
    Feb 19, 2002 at 1:19 pm
    Feb 19, 2002 at 4:49 pm
  • Hi all, Pls can anybody tell me if I want to provide web searching as a feature then what exactly I should go?Can lucene help me in this matter? regards parag -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For ...
    Parag DharmadhikariParag Dharmadhikari
    Feb 19, 2002 at 9:12 am
    Feb 19, 2002 at 1:25 pm
  • Hello All, Question on phrase queries- I have a medical reports document that has "Anesth, Knee" in it. If I use phrase query, it works but so does "Anesth Knee" (notice that the comma is missing.) ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Feb 18, 2002 at 3:53 pm
    Feb 18, 2002 at 5:48 pm
  • Hello, I've been working with lucene for about a month now. I've got my indexes created, but I'm having a problem with the results I've been returning. The site I'm working on has a lot of small html ...
    Brian RookBrian Rook
    Feb 14, 2002 at 5:46 pm
    Feb 15, 2002 at 3:32 pm
  • Hello team, I have indexed a set of files based on some categories but I find the urls to crawl that I've given has a lot of duplication . How can I remove them .I want to refine the hit results too. ...
    SuneethadSuneethad
    Feb 12, 2002 at 4:01 am
    Feb 14, 2002 at 5:13 pm
  • Hi Don, I fixed it. It meant your {tomcat}/webapps directory. My proofreaders didn't catch that ;-). The idea is to index everything you have mounted via tomcat. (except for /ROOT which will be wrong ...
    Andrew C. OliverAndrew C. Oliver
    Feb 8, 2002 at 1:17 pm
    Feb 9, 2002 at 1:35 am
  • We built a Lucene prototype, and compared it to our current Search Engine, Verity's K2, running on Linux. Query times are quick, but performance of the combined time to return hitlist data and ...
    Joe LernerJoe Lerner
    Feb 1, 2002 at 6:46 pm
    Feb 1, 2002 at 8:20 pm
  • Hi, I have noticed that unless I optimize the indexing while adding documents to it, the deleted documents are not getting physically deleted right away (even though they seemed to have been flagged ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Feb 28, 2002 at 4:29 pm
    Feb 28, 2002 at 4:45 pm
  • Eric, Please send the exception stack trace with line numbers, it would help a great deal. Otis --- Eric Fixler wrote:
    Otis GospodneticOtis Gospodnetic
    Feb 26, 2002 at 7:47 pm
    Feb 26, 2002 at 8:13 pm
  • Hi all, I know Lucene is a free project, however I think its use is under Apache Software License (ASL) terms, so someone using Lucene should reference the project, use the logo 'powered by Lucene', ...
    Rafael LuqueRafael Luque
    Feb 25, 2002 at 10:44 am
    Feb 26, 2002 at 5:38 pm
  • Is tal@zapta.com still responsible for the Lucene FAQ? I have found errors in the FAQ (typos, grammar, etc.) and would enjoy cleaning them up a bit. What is the process to make corrections? I have ...
    Mark TuckerMark Tucker
    Feb 22, 2002 at 5:04 pm
    Feb 26, 2002 at 3:28 pm
  • Hi, Are there any ways to finetune the CPU performance with Lucene? I know of the usage of optimize() calls but I am wondering if there are any other ways to improve the CPU time/Disk space ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Feb 25, 2002 at 7:39 pm
    Feb 25, 2002 at 8:21 pm
  • If it does how do I implement it ? Thanks in advance -Goutam -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    Biswas, Goutam_KumarBiswas, Goutam_Kumar
    Feb 24, 2002 at 12:32 pm
    Feb 24, 2002 at 7:16 pm
  • Is there a comprehensive query syntax document for lucene? MT -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    Mark TuckerMark Tucker
    Feb 21, 2002 at 5:17 pm
    Feb 21, 2002 at 9:18 pm
  • Hi, can anyone help me ..... how to get the summary dynamically containing the query words. thanks in advance regards, sreenivas -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    Sreenivasulu MSreenivasulu M
    Feb 21, 2002 at 8:37 am
    Feb 21, 2002 at 4:31 pm
  • Hello All, I am using Lucene in a site to search on HTMLs. Can anyone help me how to display the summary containing the searched keyword. I think the summary is predefined in the Document Object ...
    Sreenivasulu MSreenivasulu M
    Feb 20, 2002 at 10:29 am
    Feb 20, 2002 at 10:36 am
  • I want to be able to search on a field which contains a numerical value, specifying a range, such as 1-100. If my understanding of Lucene is correct, all fields look essentially like strings, so a ...
    David ElworthyDavid Elworthy
    Feb 19, 2002 at 10:41 pm
    Feb 19, 2002 at 10:45 pm
  • *This message was transferred with a trial version of CommuniGate(tm) Pro* Whenever I add a PrefixQuery to my search the scoring gets really small. For example if I do a query like this: +java then ...
    Jonathan FranzoneJonathan Franzone
    Feb 13, 2002 at 7:53 pm
    Feb 13, 2002 at 11:25 pm
  • Hi, I was thinking of implementing a search for similar documents (like some commercial search engines do) and wondering if anyone has already done something like that with Lucene. I thought of ...
    Daniel CalvoDaniel Calvo
    Feb 12, 2002 at 7:23 pm
    Feb 13, 2002 at 3:07 am
  • Hi all Can any body tell me the steps to index and search HTML documents. Jack -- Your favorite stores, helpful shopping tools and great gift ideas. Experience the convenience of buying online with ...
    Jackyuk3Jackyuk3
    Feb 12, 2002 at 5:25 pm
    Feb 12, 2002 at 5:58 pm
  • When I tried to update a single document in an index, I deleted it first and then added it to the index again. But when I do search both the old version and the new version show up. When I look at ...
    Sheldon ShiSheldon Shi
    Feb 7, 2002 at 12:02 am
    Feb 7, 2002 at 9:58 am
  • Hello, Lucene javadoc defines the merge factor and mergemaxdocs as follows: int maxMergeDocs Determines the largest number of documents ever merged by addDocument(). int mergeFactor Determines how ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Feb 28, 2002 at 5:15 pm
    Feb 28, 2002 at 5:15 pm
  • Hello, I am not clear about the relationship between mergefactor and maxmergedocs. I have seen the out of memory error when I tried to index a 27MB report, I got past it by increasing the JVM ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Feb 28, 2002 at 3:00 pm
    Feb 28, 2002 at 3:00 pm
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