[EP-tech] Re: XAPIAN Search
Denis Pitzalis - STARC
d.pitzalis at cyi.ac.cy
Thu Apr 5 10:12:51 BST 2012
and some documentation on faceted search :)
On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 9:37 AM, Schallehn, Volker
<volker.schallehn at ub.uni-muenchen.de> wrote:
> Tim, thanks for the explanation. Yes, "title:Term" works. So we will wait for 3.3.9 to be released.
> Kind regards,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Tim Brody
> Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2012 6:09 PM
> To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> Subject: [EP-tech] Re: XAPIAN Search
> On Wed, 2012-04-04 at 14:36 +0000, Schallehn, Volker wrote:
>> There have raised some questions about the XAPIAN search in EP 3.3.x:
>> 1) Is the XAPIAN search a substitute of the bin/indexer program?
> No. The index for Xapian is built in addition via a trigger (see
> You can always get back the internal search by disabling the
> Search::Xapian plugin (or changing it's 'q' value to 0).
>> 2) Does the XAPIAN search works in the simple and also in the advanced search?
> Only Simple search at the moment. The advanced search requires some
> things that Xapian can't do e.g. "userid.username".
>> 3) We did a complete reindex (the index has been build in
>> ../archive_id/var/xapian) and tried some queries in the simple search
>> (it's EP 3.3.8) afterwards like "creators_name:Smith" or
>> "creators:Smith". They don't work, whereas "Smith" brings the
>> appropriate results. But at http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/ a search
>> term like "creators_name:Smith" seems to work. Is there anything what
>> we have missed on our side?
> If you're Xapian is active you will have a "relevance" ordering
> available on the search results.
> Names (as-in creators_name:Smith) may be broken in 3.3.8. I'll
> double-check this for the 3.3.9 release.
> If "title:Term" works then that's the problem.
> All the best,
> *** Options: http://mailman.ecs.soton.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/eprints-tech
> *** Archive: http://www.eprints.org/tech.php/
> *** EPrints community wiki: http://wiki.eprints.org/
Information Technology Consultant
UNESCO - http://www.unesco.org
Paris, France - Tel: +33145681816
Business Strand Coordinator
3D-COFORM - http://www.3dcoform.eu
VAST 2011 - http://www.vast-conference.eu
More information about the Eprints-tech