Solr
  1. Solr
  2. SOLR-329

Solr should attempt to create the data directory if it doesn't exist

    Details

    • Type: Bug Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Trivial Trivial
    • Resolution: Invalid
    • Affects Version/s: 1.3
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: update
    • Labels:
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      Description

      Currently, if the data directory doesn't exist, Solr will fail to start. Before failing, Solr should attempt to create the data directory.

      In my case, the data directory is in the tmp folder, and so after a restart, it has disappeared.

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        Stu Hood created issue -
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        Erik Hatcher added a comment -

        Solr most definitely recreates the data directory if it is not there during startup.

        I'm closing this as "Invalid". Perhaps discuss your scenario in more detail on solr-user and we'll re-open if there is some bug you're experiencing, however I often remove the data directory and restart Solr with no problems.

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        Erik Hatcher added a comment - Solr most definitely recreates the data directory if it is not there during startup. I'm closing this as "Invalid". Perhaps discuss your scenario in more detail on solr-user and we'll re-open if there is some bug you're experiencing, however I often remove the data directory and restart Solr with no problems.
        Erik Hatcher made changes -
        Field Original Value New Value
        Status Open [ 1 ] Resolved [ 5 ]
        Resolution Invalid [ 6 ]
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        Stu Hood added a comment -

        Yea Erik, you're right. I realized my issue was because the data directory was actually a symlink to the real storage area, and the symlink was broken.

        Sorry for the hasty report.

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        Stu Hood added a comment - Yea Erik, you're right. I realized my issue was because the data directory was actually a symlink to the real storage area, and the symlink was broken. Sorry for the hasty report.
        Transition Time In Source Status Execution Times Last Executer Last Execution Date
        Open Open Resolved Resolved
        6h 18m 1 Erik Hatcher 09/Aug/07 01:13

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            Reporter:
            Stu Hood
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