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Bug #18904 search does not allow *all* words
Submitted: 2002-08-14 10:32 UTC Modified: 2002-08-15 04:48 UTC
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From: ne at clickcom dot com Assigned:
Status: Wont fix Package: Website problem
PHP Version: 4.2.2 OS: any
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-08-14 10:32 UTC] ne at clickcom dot com
Today i was searching for a problem where even though my time_limit was set to 30 seconds, I have users getting an error of "Maximum execution time of 5 seconds exceeded" (even though it's set to 30). When I try to search for that phrase, it ignores the "of" and "5" in the search. Ignoring the "5" in this case causes me to get 100's of results instead of more relavent results. I tried putting the search criteria in quotes however the results page then just called me a Bad Hacker and still didn't work.

Can anything be done to allow for it to require ALL the keywords to be used or to allow explicit phrase matching? I imagine you're just doing a full-text search but would it be possible to add a LIKE search as an option as well for cases like this?

John

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 [2002-08-15 02:30 UTC] georg@php.net
The php.net site uses the mysql fulltext search. This 
means, that you can't search for words with length < 4 and 
also words which match 50% of the rows have a minor weight.

The LIKE "%word%" statement doesn't work, cause you can't 
use an index. (Fulltablescan with such amount of data 
would paralyze php.net).

 [2002-08-15 04:48 UTC] goba@php.net
AFAIK only bugs.php.net uses the MySQL FTS feature. Other siets are using htdig (htdig.org), which has some limitations, and sometimes small bugs...
 
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