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why is it that search functionlity does not work properly on v2.0.9?

edited September 2010 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8
i recently downloaded and installed the latest release of Vanilla. installed fresh for the first time and i noticed that searching for a single word or even two words, yields no results. of course i used words that had are present in posting discussions on the forum.

i read in this forum some bs replies to a post about someone having the same issues and that the problem has to do with mySQL limitations. i find this hard to believe. are we to assume from these statements that every web site on the Internet that uses mySQL and has a search form has the same problems?

so why not just get it working? Vanilla seems like a good forums program indeed but please, address the bugs; i think this would be a major one.


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    The search for discussion works with 2.0.6
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    edited September 2010
    Thanks for the reply Davidis.

    Nice that seach works in 2.0.6? Does anyone know why it fails to work in the current (2.0.9) version and is there a fix that can or will be applied in the future?

    I am wanting to have a forum that is searchable by States, towns, or areas. It would be nice if someone could enter "Alaska" or any single word that might appear in a topic post. Isn't that an expected function of a search?
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    Search works fine for me in 2.0.9
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    broken on my 2.0.9 as well. you could raise a bug about this at . i think this is meant to be a Q&A site for forum users, but it's really not made very clear. unfortunately the forum admins seem to be MIA at the moment, or at least they're not paying a lot of attention to bugs raised in the forum right now.
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    search in comments works fine, but search is definitely not returning matching discussion titles. you can create a thread with a nonsense title like xxxxxxxx to test it.
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    plus, it seems the query isn't "escaped".
    for example searching "D'angelo" gives no results, whereas "D\'angelo" or "angelo" is working
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