I partecipated at the discussion at the time,
It's definitely still open.
It's on my long TO DO list, I hope I will be able to contribute a solution
sooner or later.
In case you decide to use an entire new index for the autosuggestion, you
can potentially manage that on your own.
But out of the box, you are going to get that problem.
There is a related issue to solve the problem SolrJ client side but it is
not merged in Solr code either.
"In case you decide to use an entire new index for the
can potentially manage that on your own"
This refers to the fact that is possible to define an index just for
You can model the document as you prefer in this additional index, defining
the field types that best fits you and then managing the documents in the
index ( so you can avoid duplicates according to your rules).
Then you can configure a request handler and manage the query side as your