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  • Hello, I'm running into this exception quiet often while using Lucene (the situation is so bad with the latest rc, that I had to revert to the last com.lucene package). I'm sure I have my fair share ...
    Apr 26, 2002 at 7:52 am
    Apr 29, 2002 at 5:33 pm
  • Hi List! Doesn't Lucene releases the filehandles?? because I get "too many open files in system" after running lucene a while! I use the 1.2 rc 4 version! regards -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For ...
    Apr 9, 2002 at 12:01 pm
    Apr 29, 2002 at 10:51 am
  • Hello, I'm starting to wander how "bullet proof" are Lucene indexes? Do they get corrupted easely? If so is there a way to rebuild them? I'm started to get the following exception left and right... ...
    Apr 26, 2002 at 11:54 am
    Apr 26, 2002 at 3:51 pm
  • Hi, I am working with the lucene demo and would like to compile the demo so that I may eventually modify it for my own use. I am using the source from lucene-demos-1.2-rc4.jar.zip. However, the ...
    Neal WeinsteinNeal Weinstein
    Apr 9, 2002 at 2:18 pm
    Apr 20, 2002 at 12:46 am
  • Hi, These types of questions/discussions should be on the users list, not dev list, please. Just for the record, the Lucene scoring is not as simple as just a %. For the record, Lucene's scoring ...
    Peter CarlsonPeter Carlson
    Apr 11, 2002 at 2:35 pm
    Jun 6, 2002 at 1:06 pm
  • Hi, I'm currently indexing allowing multiple access , I find that a write.lock file has got created. I know this is to prevent multiple writers, but now how do I continue.??I do not want to reindex ...
    Apr 18, 2002 at 5:01 am
    Apr 19, 2002 at 6:07 pm
  • Hi all, I'm using Jobo for spidering web sites and lucene for indexing. The problem is that I'd like spidering only Italian web sites. How can I see discover the country of a web site? Dou you know ...
    Apr 24, 2002 at 9:02 am
    Apr 29, 2002 at 9:57 am
  • Hi all, I'm very interested about this thread. I also have to solve the problem of spidering web sites, creating index (weel about this there is the BIG problem that lucene can't be integrated easily ...
    Apr 20, 2002 at 1:29 pm
    Apr 24, 2002 at 8:28 pm
  • Is there a known limit to the number of documents that Lucene can handle efficiently? I'm looking to index around 15 million, 2K docs which contain 7-10 searchable fields. Should I be attempting this ...
    Joel BernsteinJoel Bernstein
    Apr 29, 2002 at 6:33 pm
    May 20, 2002 at 10:06 pm
  • I'm using Lucene rc4 and JavaCC 2.1. I'm trying to compile Lucene without Ant, by tossing the files into Project Builder (Mac OS X). I ran JavaCC on StandardTokenizer.jj with the standard options, ...
    Avi DrissmanAvi Drissman
    Apr 24, 2002 at 3:02 pm
    Apr 24, 2002 at 6:56 pm
  • My index is larger than it should be. My deletable file has entries. I'm trying to optimize the index, but it just doesn't seem to be doing anything. Here's how I'm trying to optimize: IndexWriter ...
    Robert A. DeckerRobert A. Decker
    Apr 3, 2002 at 6:53 pm
    Apr 19, 2002 at 2:50 pm
  • Hi... I have been looking for PDF and Word document parsers. I have tried the contributions page on the Lucene site as suggested by a Lucene User. The PJEtymon does not have a Windows version. The ...
    Anita SrinivasAnita Srinivas
    Apr 19, 2002 at 6:15 am
    May 1, 2002 at 2:31 am
  • Hello folks, I am new to Lucene search engine. I have read about the power of Lucene in indexing and search. I just browsed through the site http://jakarta.apache.org/lucene to find about the ...
    Suhas IndraSuhas Indra
    Apr 3, 2002 at 10:24 am
    Apr 4, 2002 at 5:43 pm
  • Hi all I want to index the datas which I already stored in a thirdparty database table and develop a search facility using lucene. I am thinking of storing this indexes back to the database in ...
    Apr 3, 2002 at 10:25 am
    Apr 4, 2002 at 5:40 pm
  • Just a couple of clarification points: - the number of files that Lucene uses depends on the number of segments in the index and the number of *stored* fields - if your fields are not stored but only ...
    Dmitry SerebrennikovDmitry Serebrennikov
    Apr 30, 2002 at 10:38 pm
    May 3, 2002 at 9:53 am
  • 1)Does Lucine allow you to sort results by date? 2) How do you execute a wildcard search? I have indexed four million documents using the SimpleAnalyzer. When I execute a wildcard search using the ...
    Joel BernsteinJoel Bernstein
    Apr 30, 2002 at 6:05 pm
    May 1, 2002 at 5:16 am
  • This might be a classpath problem or a file naming problem. I cannot get the lucene demo working. I have CLASSPATH=.;c:\jdk1.3.1_01;c:\jdk1.3.1_01\lib and put both, lucene-1.2-rc4.jar ...
    Christoph KukuliesChristoph Kukulies
    Apr 16, 2002 at 3:11 pm
    Apr 16, 2002 at 5:18 pm
  • Hi all, As I know there is no direct method for updating the index, so I have to delete the index first and then add the new entries in the index.I tried to find my answer in the mailing list but ...
    Parag DharmadhikariParag Dharmadhikari
    Apr 2, 2002 at 5:17 am
    Apr 2, 2002 at 6:10 pm
  • First of, thanks to Jagadesh Nandasamy who directed me to the right direction. It seems, that in my situation, more homogeneous indexes work better than fewer heterogeneous indexes: I have a dozen ...
    Apr 29, 2002 at 5:54 pm
    Apr 30, 2002 at 7:03 am
  • Hello, I'm glad to inform you that I've built a complete Lucene-based web search solution for the Finnish Defence Forces web site and that it's online as of this moment. You can see it in action at: ...
    Jari AarnialaJari Aarniala
    Apr 22, 2002 at 4:41 pm
    Apr 25, 2002 at 11:53 am
  • Hi all, my name is Laura and I'm a new member of this list. I'm a long date user of tomcat and I'm also a meber of tomcat user list. Yesterday looking at the jakarta menu I saw lucene and I ...
    Apr 19, 2002 at 11:58 am
    Apr 19, 2002 at 2:41 pm
  • I tried to build lucene 1.2-rc4, installed ant 1.4 and JavaCC2_1. I edited build.properties to reflect the name of the JavaCC2_1.zip (it was JavaCC.zip before). But it looks like not much is ...
    Christoph KukuliesChristoph Kukulies
    Apr 15, 2002 at 5:37 pm
    Apr 15, 2002 at 9:10 pm
  • I want to know if this is supposed to be a legal thing to do with lucene: I indexed some files into index 1 that had fields x, y, and z. I indexed some files into a index 2 that had fields x, y, q. I ...
    Armbrust, Daniel C.Armbrust, Daniel C.
    Apr 11, 2002 at 2:40 pm
    Apr 11, 2002 at 4:49 pm
  • Another interesting variation - possibly - is storing the index in a zip file (thus we'd have "ZipDirectory"). Then, say, the index would be in one on-disk-file (thus, "easier to manage") and in some ...
    Spencer, DaveSpencer, Dave
    Apr 3, 2002 at 5:11 pm
    Apr 4, 2002 at 5:43 pm
  • Hi, I worked around the problem by converting everything to lowercase in my code prior to indexing into lucene and also prior to searching for a string. Ofcourse, I also had to use pattern matching ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Apr 3, 2002 at 7:27 pm
    Apr 3, 2002 at 7:39 pm
  • Hi, I am working on lucene to index unicode content. I am facing the following problems . 1) I am creating a index where i am adding two fields in the index without specifying any encoding. one field ...
    Eeed wewefwfEeed wewefwf
    Apr 1, 2002 at 11:59 am
    Apr 2, 2002 at 4:22 am
  • Hi, I have a couple of examples of parsing .xml file using SAX/DOM from my code that uses lucene for indexing. Can I submit these somewhere? Please let me know. Aruna. -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Apr 26, 2002 at 8:09 pm
    Apr 29, 2002 at 4:50 am
  • Note: this file has only been tested in IE 6.0. Frustrated with curious TokenMgrErrors and ParseExceptions in your web forms? (I was) Not so good at regular expressions? (I'm not) See attached for a ...
    Kelvin TanKelvin Tan
    Apr 10, 2002 at 9:39 am
    Apr 24, 2002 at 10:28 am
  • Hi, I am a newbie.. I am testing by writing a jsp file where I convert Pdf files to txt which works fine(xpdf-windows version). Next I want to index these files so as to include the new txt files in ...
    Anita SrinivasAnita Srinivas
    Apr 17, 2002 at 1:02 pm
    Apr 18, 2002 at 7:03 am
  • i have one question I want to delete a document from index. My index contains lucene Documents with 2 fields for exammlpe" "ID" "12345" "CONTENT" "The quick brown ...." now i wanrt to delete document ...
    Rosen MarinovRosen Marinov
    Apr 16, 2002 at 4:20 pm
    Apr 16, 2002 at 4:51 pm
  • Not to seem too lazy but I was just beginning to write an HTML Filter and Analyzer and thought..."gee, I bet someone has done this already". Are there any Apache/GPL HTML filters out there as a part ...
    David BlackDavid Black
    Apr 16, 2002 at 3:06 pm
    Apr 16, 2002 at 4:05 pm
  • Hello, I implemented a summarizing & highlighting component that can be used to summarize longer texts to present on result page. It's not well-commented/documented but maybe it can be used by ...
    Halácsy PéterHalácsy Péter
    Apr 15, 2002 at 11:31 pm
    Apr 16, 2002 at 7:31 am
  • Hello, could someone explain why Document is final? peter -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    Halácsy PéterHalácsy Péter
    Apr 11, 2002 at 4:54 pm
    Apr 16, 2002 at 12:21 am
  • Hello ! We're building a Document Management System and we're using Lucene to index the document contents. Initially when we're populating our database we're adding the documents to the index also. ...
    Biswas, Goutam_KumarBiswas, Goutam_Kumar
    Apr 11, 2002 at 3:37 pm
    Apr 11, 2002 at 4:44 pm
  • Hi! I've been going round in circles trying to come up with a query that will return documents which contian ALL the query terms. This should be easy, however I would like the words to span ANY of ...
    Melissa MifsudMelissa Mifsud
    Apr 6, 2002 at 4:12 pm
    Apr 8, 2002 at 1:47 pm
  • In my project I would like to search for product code such as MEM12345 either by "MEM" or by "12345". I can't do that right now in Lucene 1.2. Prefix query doesn't do prefix search followed by ...
    Sheldon ShiSheldon Shi
    Apr 5, 2002 at 6:15 pm
    Apr 8, 2002 at 1:26 am
  • Hi lucene friends! Is there any way to create custom queries. Just for example I want to create a query like "name != 'pradeep' creationDate dateVar". TIA Pradeep ...
    Pradeep Kumar KPradeep Kumar K
    Apr 5, 2002 at 2:23 pm
    Apr 6, 2002 at 6:30 am
  • Hi list, I'm having problem compiling lucene from scratch. I checkout lucene 1.2 rc4 from cvs and I am missing one vital component JavaCC 2.0 The latest javaCC that I can get from webgain is 2.1 and ...
    Victor HadiantoVictor Hadianto
    Apr 3, 2002 at 8:04 am
    Apr 4, 2002 at 6:55 am
  • Dear All, We are experiencing a problem with index updates. We have a fairly large index ( 10 gigabytes). There are no problems searching it. But when we add a single file and then try to optimize, ...
    H SH S
    Apr 2, 2002 at 9:38 am
    Apr 2, 2002 at 5:07 pm
  • Hello, Get the latest version, try again, paste the error if you get it, and use lucene-user list instead, more eyeballs and brains will see your proble on that list. Thanks, Otis --- Jacob Gutierrez ...
    Otis GospodneticOtis Gospodnetic
    Apr 23, 2002 at 3:45 pm
    Apr 25, 2002 at 2:38 pm
  • How do you delete a document from the index? I see in the FAQ to user IndexWriter.delete(Term), however I don't see this in the current API JavaDocs, and don't have this method present in the ...
    Tim TschampelTim Tschampel
    Apr 24, 2002 at 1:27 pm
    Apr 24, 2002 at 1:38 pm
  • Hello, I have been using RC2 until yesterday when I tried the latest nightly build. Now it seems that I can no longer search for wildcard-queries with a question mark. For example in my index there ...
    Ralf HettesheimerRalf Hettesheimer
    Apr 18, 2002 at 8:09 am
    Apr 19, 2002 at 5:42 pm
  • Hi, I am looking for ways to cancel a search in response to a cancel from a user interface. I don't see any thing like a timeout on the Searcher.search() method. Is there a way to terminate a search ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Apr 17, 2002 at 6:09 pm
    Apr 17, 2002 at 6:27 pm
  • I have a problem using the Hits-Object: If I put my search result as an Attribute in a Session, i can access the numbers and scores, but not any document via Hits.doc(...). I get an exception like ...
    William WWilliam W
    Apr 17, 2002 at 3:11 pm
    Apr 17, 2002 at 4:59 pm
  • Hi I've got an index with about 1.5 million documents indexed. To make the index available to my web applications, I've put up a tomcat 4.0 server with a couple of jsp pages doing the job of querying ...
    Kent VilhelmsenKent Vilhelmsen
    Apr 16, 2002 at 2:06 pm
    Apr 16, 2002 at 2:21 pm
  • I wish to use incremental indexing in an application based on Lucene. Do I need to preiodcally perform a full re-build of the index to keep the index in an efficient state or can I simply use the ...
    Andrew SmithAndrew Smith
    Apr 11, 2002 at 3:18 pm
    Apr 11, 2002 at 3:24 pm
  • I built my own analyzer and I decided not to use a PorsterStemFilter. When I index my documents, this works great (no PorterStemFiletring occurs). But when I want to search and enter a query, the ...
    P WitteP Witte
    Apr 11, 2002 at 11:31 am
    Apr 11, 2002 at 1:01 pm
  • Ant returns following error.....any ideas? ... lucene-1.2-rc4-src/build.xml:92: Could not create task of type: javacc. Common solutions are to use taskdef to declare your task, or, if this is an ...
    David BlackDavid Black
    Apr 10, 2002 at 9:57 pm
    Apr 11, 2002 at 5:33 am
  • Hi, I am a newbie with Lucene. I want to include PDF and Word documents while indexing. I tried looking for parsers but I am not sure if they are the right ones. Can you please help me. Anita Srinivas
    Anita SrinivasAnita Srinivas
    Apr 10, 2002 at 10:18 am
    Apr 10, 2002 at 3:05 pm
  • Hi everybody, All documents of my application (indexed by Lucene) came from a Web Form which the application´s Administrator can change/remove/add (fields) regularly. Researching Lucene´s FAQs I got ...
    Flavio ArrudaFlavio Arruda
    Apr 8, 2002 at 3:02 pm
    Apr 8, 2002 at 3:15 pm
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