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From Markus Jelsma <markus.jel...@openindex.io>
Subject RE: If I can a field from text_ws to text do I need to drop and reindex or just reindex?
Date Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:56:54 GMT
Hi - you don't need to erase the data directory, you can just reindex, but make sure you overwrite
all documents.

 
 
-----Original message-----
> From:Wayne W <waynemailinglists@gmail.com>
> Sent: Friday 3rd October 2014 11:55
> To: solr-user@lucene.apache.org
> Subject: If I can a field from text_ws to text do I need to drop and reindex or just
reindex?
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I've realized I need to change a particular field from text_ws to text.
> 
> I realize I need to reindex as the tokens are being stored in a case
> sensitive manner which we do not want.
> 
> However can I just reindex all my documents, or do I need to drop/wipe the
> /data/index dir and start fresh?
> 
> I really don't want to drop as the current users will not be able to search
> and reindexing could take as long as a week.
> 
> many thanks
> Wayne
> 

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