#8 Don't require glimpse for file search

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2004-07-14
2002-01-31
Anonymous
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Since you already have the filenames from the
database, you don't need glimpse for the file name
search.

Instead you can just run a SQL query like:
select filename from files where filename like \ '%file%';

Which is equivalent to running glimpseindex on 'file'.
Works in mysql, not sure about Postgres.

'_' is also equivalent to '.' in glimpse for match any
character. It's not quite full regexp support, but
it's better than nothing, especially when glimpse is
not an option.

Discussion

  • Dave Brondsema

    Dave Brondsema - 2004-07-14
    • assigned_to: nobody --> brondsem
    • status: open --> closed
     
  • Dave Brondsema

    Dave Brondsema - 2004-07-14

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    a flat textfile is used for both glimpse and swish-e now

     

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