[Koha] Strange searching problem (3.10.1)

Chris Cormack chris at bigballofwax.co.nz
Tue Mar 5 09:25:57 NZDT 2013

On 4 March 2013 14:32, Nicholas van Rheede van Oudtshoorn
<vanoudt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all!
> We've got a *very* strange searching problem that has arrived upon
> upgrading to 3.10.1. In a nutshell, search results are *very* inconsistent.
> For example, searching for *"five views*" (
> http://library.pbc.wa.edu.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-search.pl?idx=&q=five+views)
> returns 4 results, including one for the book title "five views on
> sanctification". However, searching for "*five views sanctification*" (
> http://library.pbc.wa.edu.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-search.pl?idx=&q=five+views+sanctifcation)
> returns a no results found page.
> Similar issues occur when searching on part of a title and author. It seems
> that the more precise a search is, the less chance there is of finding the
> resource.
> Obviously, this is quite a major problem for us!
> Does anyone have any idea on what might be happening... or where to start
> diagnosing this?
Hi Nick

I think this got solved on the irc channel? Maybe you would like to
post a summary (i think it was caused by not running rebuild_zebra
with -x ?)


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