[Xapian-discuss] wildcard support (left truncation)

James Aylett james-xapian at tartarus.org
Wed Feb 4 10:01:54 GMT 2009

On Wed, Feb 04, 2009 at 02:29:36PM +1030, Frank John Bruzzaniti wrote:

> Dose Xapian support wildcards (left truncation)?
> E.g. *ildcard.doc or *.doc or Wild*.doc
> I read a post from Olly in 2005 that said it wasn't supported yet, I was
> wonder if there had been any progress or easy work around since.

I don't believe so.

> I mainly need when users want to search by the filename extension.

Why not index that with a separate prefix?


  James Aylett

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