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From Nilesh Vijaywargiay <>
Subject Update lucene index
Date Tue, 12 Oct 2010 06:05:47 GMT
Hi Group,

I understand that the process of updating a document in lucene index is to
delete the document and add it again. But I do not want to delete the

I was thinking of a approach where I can create a new index with only the
fields I want to update. And then may be I can some how merge these two
indexes. I

I read about multiple searcher but that applies where you have two index
containing different documents. I think parallel reader might help me here
but was unable to understand clearly as I am very new to lucene.

What do you think my approach should be?


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