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From Doug Cutting <>
Subject Re: Adding lock timeouts to write.lock
Date Mon, 11 Aug 2003 19:57:51 GMT
Scott Ganyo wrote:
> Thanks, Doug.  Unfortunately, as you know, IndexWriter isn't the only 
> one using these locks:
> 1) IndexReader uses the "commit.lock" when opening.
> 2) IndexReader needs to create a "write.lock" during the delete process.
> So, although perhaps not a perfect solution, it seems to me that Lock is 
> still at least a common place to define these and less confusing than 
> putting them on IndexWriter -- which is only one of the classes that use 
> then contants.

Yes, I realize that multiple classes use these constants.  But they're 
only used in the index package, so I thought they'd be better off there. 
  They're not used by anything in the storage package.  IndexWriter uses 
them the most, so it seems like the best place to me.


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