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From Daryl Thachuk <>
Subject Re: Indexing problem
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2001 16:03:11 GMT

A question I'd like answered is, why do I now have to be concerned about 
having too many files open when before I didn't? What has changed to 
cause this? This sounds like a bug to me.


On Friday, November 2, 2001, at 05:13  AM, Scott Ganyo wrote:

> Yes.  You have too many open files.  There are a few things you can 
> try.  1)
> Increase the number of file handles your system has available.  Yes, 
> there
> is a setting for this in Windows.   2) Make sure that you have the
> IndexWriter.maxMergeDocs set to Integer.MAX_VALUE (the default).  3) Try
> smaller values for IndexWriter.mergeFactor (default is 10).  4) When all
> else fails, do all your indexing in memory and then write it out to disk
> when you're done.  Doug posted an example of this just a couple days 
> ago.
Daryl Thachuk
Montage Technologies Inc.

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