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  1. Lucene - Core
  2. LUCENE-1590

Stored-only fields automatically enable norms and tf when added to document


    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.4, 2.4.1, 2.9
    • Fix Version/s: 2.9
    • Component/s: core/index
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      During updating my internal components to the new TrieAPI, I have seen the following:

      I index a lot of numeric fields with trie encoding omitting norms and term frequency. This works great. Luke shows that both is omitted.

      As I sometimes also want to have the components of the field stored and want to use the same field name for it. So I add additionally the field again to the document, but stored only (as the Field c'tor using a TokenStream cannot additionally store the field). As it is stored only, I thought, that I can left out explicit setting of omitNorms and omitTermFreqAndPositions. After adding the stored-only-without-omits field, Luke shows all fields with norms enabled. I am not sure, if the norms/tf were really added to the index, but Luke shows a value for the norms and FieldInfo has it enabled.

      In my opinion, this is not intuitive, o.a.l.document.Field should switch both omit* options on when storing fields only (and also disable other indexing-only options). Alternatively the internal FieldInfo.update(boolean isIndexed, boolean storeTermVector, boolean storePositionWithTermVector, boolean storeOffsetWithTermVector, boolean omitNorms, boolean storePayloads, boolean omitTermFreqAndPositions) should only change the omit* and other options, if the isIndexed parameter (not this.isIndexed) is also true, elsewhere leave it as it is.

      In principle, when adding a stored-only field, any indexing-specific options should not be changed in FieldInfo. If the field was indexed with norms before, norms should stay enabled (but this would be the default as it is).


        1. LUCENE-1590.patch
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          Uwe Schindler
        2. LUCENE-1590.patch
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          Uwe Schindler
        3. LUCENE-1590.patch
          14 kB
          Uwe Schindler
        4. LUCENE-1590.patch
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          Uwe Schindler



            • Assignee:
              mikemccand Michael McCandless
              thetaphi Uwe Schindler
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