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From Michael McCandless <>
Subject setNorm/commit issue on Windows
Date Mon, 28 Aug 2006 02:12:20 GMT

I'm working on the lock-less commit patch, and came across what seems
to be a bug in the current Lucene sources:

If you have an index that has separate norms (.sN or .fN files), and
you open a reader against this index, and then try to use another
reader to change (& commit) the norms, that second reader will hit an
IOException (Access Denied) on Windows during commit because the first
reader is holding open the .sN (or .fN) files.  The .del files don't
have this issue because they opened, read, and then closed.

Has anyone seen this?  Maybe the IndexReader.setNorm() API is not
typically used when there are other active searchers (on Windows)?
Does this sound like a real bug (ie this use case is supposed to

I couldn't find anything matching this in Jira.


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