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From "Ganesh" <>
Subject Re: WELCOME to
Date Wed, 15 Oct 2008 08:35:23 GMT
Lucene will not be able to directly index the files. You need to write a 
parser to parse the files and provide its contents.

In case if a file got modifed after index, then you need to re-index its 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Gilliam" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 2:27 AM
Subject: Re: WELCOME to

> Hello Everyone,
> New to Lucene..
> We currently roughly 100Gig of log files.  We are needing to build a 
> search
> application that can return rows of data from the files and combine the
> results?
> Does Lucene index the content in the files?
> Will it be able to find  matching criteria say a date and then return the
> next X number of lines?
> The indexing piece, how does it work if I am looking for something that 
> has
> been added to the file since the indexing has taken place?
> Thanks,
> Chris

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