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  1. Lucene - Core
  2. LUCENE-638

Can't put non-index files (e.g. CVS, SVN directories) in a Lucene index directory

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    • Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
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    Description

      Lucene won't tolerate foreign files in its index directories. This makes it impossible to keep an index in a CVS or Subversion repository.

      For instance, this exception appears when creating a RAMDirectory from a java.io.File that contains a subdirectory called ".svn".

      java.io.FileNotFoundException: /home/local/ejj/ic/.caches/.search/.index/.svn
      (Is a directory)
      at java.io.RandomAccessFile.open(Native Method)
      at java.io.RandomAccessFile.<init>(RandomAccessFile.java:212)
      at
      org.apache.lucene.store.FSIndexInput$Descriptor.<init>(FSDirectory.java:425)
      at org.apache.lucene.store.FSIndexInput.<init>(FSDirectory.java:434)
      at org.apache.lucene.store.FSDirectory.openInput(FSDirectory.java:324)
      at org.apache.lucene.store.RAMDirectory.<init>(RAMDirectory.java:61)
      at org.apache.lucene.store.RAMDirectory.<init>(RAMDirectory.java:86)

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        1. LuceneTest.java
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          Eleanor Joslin

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