[Mediawiki-l] Lucene-search stops indexing page contents

Zach H. luckenbach at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 17:26:12 UTC 2011


If you run the manual updater (./update) from Lucene's working directory do
you get any errors? I have seen the Lucene daemon be up but have an error
and unable to process new requests.

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 10:39 AM, Ross Xu <rossxunix at yahoo.ca> wrote:

> Yes, the Lucene daemon is running, and I have restarted it for a couple of
> times.
> The "old pages" are still valid, and I have no problem to search them.
> I have no problem to search any new pages' titles either.
> For example,
> if a new page's title is "abcd", and its content contains "efgh", and the
> index has been rebuilt, if I search for "abcd", I can get the page directly,
> but if I search for "efgh", I get nothing.
>
> Thanks a bunch, Olivier!
> Any more ideas?
> Ross Xu
>
> From: Olivier Beaton <olivier.beaton at gmail.com>
> To: Ross Xu <rossxunix at yahoo.ca>; MediaWiki announcements and site admin
> list <mediawiki-l at lists.wikimedia.org>
> Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2011 11:05:13 AM
> Subject: Re: [Mediawiki-l] Lucene-search stops indexing page contents
>
> I'm sure you already checked this... but is the lucense indexing
> daemon still running? If not, then that would explain why old page
> content is still indexed in it's database, but new pages are not
> getting added. That happened to me with Sphinx and it was a bit
> confusing until I ran a ps waxu.
>
> Olivier Finlay Beaton
>
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 10:49 AM, Ross Xu <rossxunix at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> > One thing to add ...
> > The only thing changed is the Short_URL name. I changed it from "mywiki1"
> to "mywiki2".
> > But I have tried to change it back. It's still the same problem.
> >
> > Is it possible that its MySQL database is corrupted? But anything else is
> working Okay. Again, I can search key words from a newly added page title,
> but if the key words are only from the page contents, the search gets
> nothing.
> >
> > Thanks for any ideas.
> > Ross Xu
> >
> > From: Ross Xu <rossxunix at yahoo.ca>
> > To: "mediawiki-l at lists.wikimedia.org" <mediawiki-l at lists.wikimedia.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 11:28:05 PM
> > Subject: [Mediawiki-l] Lucene-search stops indexing page contents
> >
> > Hi there,
> > I am using Lucene-search 2.1.3 as the search engine for my MediaWiki
> 1.16, and using MWSearch to fetch the results.
> > It has been working well, but all of sudden, for newly added pages, I can
> only search for keywords from their page titles. If I search for keywords
> only from those newly added pages' conntents, I get 0 result.
> > There is no problem if I search for any old pages.
> > It seems the Lucene-search only indexes page titles, and doesn't index
> the new page contents any more.
> >
> > Any idea would be appreciated,
> > Ross Xu
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