[Xapian-discuss] Care of databases

Frank J Bruzzaniti frank.bruzzaniti at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 14:43:12 BST 2008

I'm looking for a little advice regarding how robust the flint databases 
are and what should be done if omindex's or xapian-compact operations 
are interrupted.


If omindex was to be interrupted halfway through indexing a folder how 
should it be handled.
Should I just start re-indexing the folder again?
Or should I delete the database and start again?

What if xapian-compact was to be interrupted should I delete the 
"target" database of the merge and leave the source databases intact?

Generally are there any circumstances that require the database to be 



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