[Dev] A Berkeley DB implementation of Directory

Andi Vajda vajda at osafoundation.org
Fri Jan 16 10:25:25 PST 2004


Yes, I took a look at Lupy. It claims to be 10 times slower than the java
version. There is also a C++ port of Lucene, which would have been simpler to
integrate, but it comes with its own set of bugs.
And of course, each port is behind.

Andi..

On Fri, 16 Jan 2004, Adam Logghe wrote:

> Were you aware of the Python port of Lucene?
>
> http://www.divmod.org/Lupy/index.html
>
>
> On Tue, 2004-01-13 at 11:52 -0800, Andi Vajda wrote:
> > The Chandler project here at the Open Source Applications Foundation (OSAF) is
> > now using Lucene for its text indexing and search needs. Integrating Lucene
> > with Chandler required integrating Lucene with Berkeley DB (and with Python
> > without the use of a Java VM, using GNU's gcj and SWIG).
> >
> > At the URLs below are lucenedb-1.4-rc1-dev-src Java source archives containing
> > the classes of the org.apache.lucene.store.db extension package.
> >
> >   http://aloha.osafoundation.org/~vajda/lucenedb-1.4-rc1-dev-src.tar.gz
> >   http://aloha.osafoundation.org/~vajda/lucenedb-1.4-rc1-dev-src.zip
> >
> > An org.apache.lucene.store.db.DbDirectory instance is used with
> > org.apache.lucene.index.IndexReader, org.apache.lucene.index.IndexWriter,
> > org.apache.lucene.search.IndexSearcher, etc.. exactly like any other instance
> > of org.apache.lucene.store.Directory.
> >
> > To build, this package requires Berkeley DB 4.2.52's db.jar file. It is
> > included in the 'lib' directory of the archive. An Ant build.xml file,
> > modeled on Lucene's, is also included.
> >
> > OSAF is hereby donating this code to the Apache Lucene Project under the
> > same licensing terms as the Apache Lucene code.
> >
> > Andi..
> >
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