Updating documents in PyLucene

gefafwisp at gmail.com gefafwisp at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 19:19:13 CET 2008

Hi all,
The way that Lucene (and by extension, PyLucene) seems to work is that
updates to documents are implemented by the user as a document
addition (of the new version) and subsequent deletion (of the old

My problem is that I'd like to update a number of documents which have
their Store flag set to NO - they're indexed, but not stored. I don't
have the original text content of these documents available anywhere
else - is there any way for me to get this un-stored indexed data from
the old document into the new?

Also posting to comp.lang.java.programmer.


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