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From Chris Hostetter <hossman_luc...@fucit.org>
Subject Re: Questions on compound file format
Date Sun, 07 Sep 2008 05:51:46 GMT

: 1. Using the compound file format drops the number of file descriptors
: needed. Any other benefits?

not that i know of.

: 2. Indexing may be slower. What about query performance?

If i remember correctly it's a little slower, but "a little" may be 
inconsequential.

: 3. Since Lucene 1.4, the compound file format became the default, however
: Solr default is not to use compound file format. Why this inconsistency?

SolrIndexConfig.java shows "useCompoundFile = true" as the defualt ... are 
you seeing something different getting used as the default somewhere?


-Hoss


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