[Xapian-discuss] Omega and Wildcards

James Aylett james-xapian at tartarus.org
Tue Oct 2 22:07:47 BST 2007

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 03:34:07PM -0500, Kenneth Loafman wrote:

> I made the following changes to Omega, per the instructions in
> http://www.xapian.org/docs/queryparser.html,
> and wildcards do not work at all.  I'm hoping its something simple.
> /usr/lib/cgi-bin/omega/omega DB=pdf P=finan\*
> (with or without the backslash)
> returns no documents, even though there are over 3000 hits for
> 'finance', about the same for 'financial', and probably more.

You may be being tripped up by your shell escaping there. Try
P='finan*' instead of what you have.


  James Aylett                                                  xapian.org
  james at tartarus.org                               uncertaintydivision.org

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