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From "Rob Tucker" <>
Subject RE: .NET 2.0 with Lucene.NET
Date Wed, 26 Apr 2006 13:15:39 GMT
Thanks for the quick response George,


I was assuming that 1.4 was .NET 1.1 compliant, is this not the case?
Generally, I've struggled to find information about Lucene.NET support
for .NET.  Is there somewhere where I can find it?


We're using Lucene.NET for a slightly unusual searching implementation
where it's holding information about highly structured documents in an
environment where there is the potential for a fairly high degree of
volatility in document contents and lifetimes.  The main issues we've
found with regard to efficiency is in adding and removing large number
of documents can take a long time, merging and optimising the index is
the particular challenge.  I've really got a general concern that
switching to .NET2.0 might affect this efficiency and robustness for any
number of reasons, say in changing the implementation of data
structures, file access classes or plain bugs in the framework!  From
experience, I don't tend to believe the MS marketing hype, I've always
hit upgrade problems when change OS version, runtimes etc, I don't
expect .NET 2.0 to be any different.


In general, we've got great results with Lucene.NET, I'm really looking
for an initial feel for what to expect with the move to 2.0.  Is there
information anywhere about the required changes that you've mentioned?


To be honest, I've struggled to find much information about Lucene.NET
on the ASF site, is this the main page?: If so, the WIKI
seems to be down. 




Rob Tucker.



From: George Aroush [] 
Sent: 26 April 2006 13:42
To: Rob Tucker
Subject: RE: .NET 2.0 with Lucene.NET


Hi Rob,


With few changes, you can get Lucene.Net to run on .NET 2.0 -- others
have done it.  as you may know, I am finishing off 1.9 which will be
.NET 1.1 compliant.  After which, I will be releasing Lucene.Net 2.0
which will be .NET 2.0 compliant.


Sorry, I don't have numbers to show you if Lucene.Net is faster or more
stable under .NET 2.0.  But I am curious, what are your concerns of
Lucene.Net 1.4.3 in regards to robustness and efficiency?




-- George


PS: Please subscribe to Lucene.Net mailing list at ASF and post
questions like those there for the whole community to pitch in on.



From: Rob Tucker [] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2006 6:32 AM
To: George Aroush
Subject: .NET 2.0 with Lucene.NET



Do you have any information about how Lucene.Net runs with .NET2.0?  We
have a .NET 1.1 project that we'd like to upgrade and would like to get
some initial confidence about how Lucene.NET will run.  We're using 1.4
at the moment.  I'm concerned with both robustness and efficiency.




Rob Tucker

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