[pmwiki-users] Search issue
R. D. Jones
rjones at emich.edu
Thu Aug 25 10:22:05 CDT 2011
Thank you, Petko. That did it. I should have updated before I took up your time with this.
R. D. Jones
From: Petko Yotov <5ko <at> 5ko.fr>
Subject: Re: Search issue
Date: 2011-08-25 13:28:14 GMT (1 hour and 47 minutes ago)
>On Wednesday 24 August 2011 00:17:39, R. D. Jones wrote :
>> I need some help understanding PmWiki search behavior. When entering
>> "Main/" as the search term, the site search engine should return all the
>> pages in the "Main" group, yes?
>> On my Michigan transportation history site
>> (http://www.michtranshist.info/) this is not happening. A search of
>> "Main/" returns only about a quarter of the pages in the main group. See
>> the comparison search, too. Every group search returns many fewer pages
>> than are actually in the group.
>It looks like a pagename filtering function is not working correctly.
>It could be related to a RegExp trying to treat strings as UTF8, when the PHP
>version doesn't fully support them. This was fixed in PmWiki version 2.2.30 --
>UTF-8 strings in the RegExp are now disabled by default, but can be enabled if
>a wiki admin makes sure they will work on his server.
>Could you install the latest PmWiki version and report if it still doesn't
>work? The problem could also be elsewhere, but for the moment I couldn't
>reproduce it on my own wikis.
>P.S. FYI the search
> Name=" Michigan"
>doesn't mean anything for PmWiki, it is ignored and a search for "all pages"
>is shown. PmWiki could understand lowercase name= rather than Name= , but a
>page name couldn't be " Michigan" starting with a space so you're probably not
>searching for what you want.
What I wanted was a list of all pages so as to show the problem.
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