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From Yura Smolsky <>
Subject Re[2]: Disk space used by optimize
Date Fri, 04 Feb 2005 14:42:20 GMT
Hello, Doug.

>> There is a big difference when you use compound index format or
>> multiple files. I have tested it on the big index (45 Gb). When I used
>> compound file then optimize takes 3 times more space, b/c *.cfs needs
>> to be unpacked.
>> Now I do use non compound file format. It needs like twice as much
>> disk space.
DC> Perhaps we should add something to the javadocs noting this?

Sure. I was a bit confused about optimizing compound file format b/c I
had not info about space usage when optimizing.
More info in the javadocs will save somebody's time :)

Yura Smolsky

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