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Re: Newest Super Search

by danichka (Hermit)
on Aug 03, 2002 at 06:29 UTC ( #187307=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Newest Super Search

How often are the User nodes cached? Just wondering because I search them when I get bored (which is pretty often).

I am glad to see a checkbox for PMD too. I don't remember there being one on the old Super Search.

use Your::Head;

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(tye)Re3: Newest Super Search
by tye (Sage) on Aug 03, 2002 at 06:48 UTC

    They aren't ever cached. The newest Super Search searches the live database directly. You can find anything no matter how recently it was added or changed.

            - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")
      Ok, I figured out what my problem was. Super Search will return results for things that are listed as comments in the HTML. Then I wouldn't see that text on the page and thought it was searching a cached version of the User pages. If I had actually taken the time to view the source before I would have realized this a while ago.

      use Your::Head;

        Heh. I had the same problem. In testing, I searched for \\% and it found nodes containing \%. I eventually tracked this down to a bug in MySQL. To match \\ in a string in MySQL you have to say LIKE '%\\\\\\\\%' and I was only saying LIKE '%\\\\%'. Weird.

        Anyway, after I put the patch in to work around it I searched for \\% again and the first match I clicked on was a node that contained \% but no \\%. I scratched my head for a while on that until I decided to "view source" and search through that. (:

                - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")

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