March 2013, Apache Luceneā„¢ 4.2.1 available The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Lucene 4.2.1

Apache Lucene is a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java. It is a technology suitable for nearly any application that requires full-text search, especially cross-platform.

This release contains numerous bug fixes, optimizations, and improvements, some of which are highlighted below. The release is available for immediate download at:

Lucene 4.2.1 includes 9 bug fixes and 3 optimizations, including a fix for a serious bug that could result in the loss of an index.

See the CHANGES.txt file included with the release for a full list of changes and further details.

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