[pylucene-dev] Index rewriting trouble

Yura Smolsky info at altervisionmedia.com
Mon Apr 17 12:37:39 PDT 2006

Hello, Andi.

Is there a way I can build new PyLucene build without downloading full
Lucene trunk over and over again?

Maybe there is a way to update svn into same directory?

AV> On Fri, 14 Apr 2006, Bill Janssen wrote:

>>> You're not missing anything, libgcj is.
>>> It looks like the regex API methods are all implemented as throwing
>>> NotImplementedError in libgcj for gcj 3.x.
>> It's not in gcj 3.4, but it was checked into the gcj project over two
>> years ago.  Is the gcj project dead?  The last news on its home page
>> is over a year old.

AV> libgcj, the gcj java runtime, is based on the GNU classpath project which is
AV> anything but dead (see http://www.gnu.org/software/classpath).

AV> I checked the gcj 4.1.0 sources and the regex code with actual implementations
AV> is in there. Building PyLucene with gcj 4.1.0 is possible on Mac OS X by using
AV> darwinports to obtain gcj 4.1.0, and on Linux with a patch (see 
AV> http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/java/2006-03/msg00190.html).
AV> As for Windows, well, I don't know of a functional gcj 4.x version, it seems
AV> to need a bunch of work...

AV> Andi..

Yura Smolsky,

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