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  1. Lucene - Core
  2. LUCENE-9116

Simplify postings API by removing long[] metadata

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    • Type: Task
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 8.5
    • Component/s: None
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      Description

      The postings API allows to store metadata about a term either in a long[] or in a byte[]. This is unnecessary as all information could be encoded in the byte[], which is what most codecs do in practice.

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                Reporter:
                jpountz Adrien Grand
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