Interface IndexDictionary.Browser

    • Method Detail

      • seekBlock

        long seekBlock​(BytesRef term)
                throws IOException
        Seeks the given term in the IndexDictionary and returns its corresponding block file pointer.
        The block file pointer corresponding to the term if it matches exactly a block key in the dictionary. Otherwise the floor block key, which is the greatest block key present in the dictionary that is alphabetically preceding the searched term. Otherwise -1 if there is no floor block key because the searched term precedes alphabetically the first block key of the dictionary.