[hibernate-dev] brainstorming hibernate search integration Solr

Sanne Grinovero sanne at hibernate.org
Fri May 25 12:12:30 EDT 2012

sorry for having ignored your email and saying basically the same
thing. I just received your email, but it seems you sent it a long
ago! I guess some server between us had trouble today.


On 25 May 2012 09:53, Hardy Ferentschik <hardy at hibernate.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> On May 25, 2012, at 9:08 AM, Gustavo Candela wrote:
>> I don't know if HS puts some metainformation in the indexes and solr can
>> not read them....i also think that i have to create an schema in solr with
>> the index fields…
> There is no hidden meta information. It's all in a standard Lucene index. Hibernate Search
> requires certain fields to be there in order to work, but if you are just using the index from Solr
> that's not an issue.
> Creating a solr index can be everything from simple to quite a lot of work. Obviously you could
> just look at an index the containing fields and create the schema. For a more generic solution
> you would need the meta information about the indexed field. I don't think that Search exposes
> all meta information in a easy to consume way (yet). This is related to https://hibernate.onjira.com/browse/HSEARCH-436
> There wold be obviously much more code to write if you go down this path, but with a much
> bigger benefit for Search as well :-)
> --Hardy
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