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From Earwin Burrfoot <>
Subject Re: SegmentReader instantiation
Date Thu, 21 May 2009 14:53:42 GMT
2009/5/21 Michael McCandless <>:
> It looks like this was done in order to implement
>[], int[]) natively, when using a gcj
> environment, since that gave performance improvements?
Yup, you're right. But something tells me, since Lucene 1.9 many
things changed and this is no longer relevant.

> I agree we should probably remove it, unless there are users relying
> on this.  Maintaining side-by-side sources is difficult with time.
As I said in the initial message, this feature introduces no runtime
behaviour changes, so you can't really 'rely' on it and break if it's

> Can you send an email to java-user to take a quick survey on whether
> anyone is somehow needing this?
Never subscribed there. Too low signal-to-noise ratio. I can, but ..
is it a must? :)

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