[Koha] Arabic Language Index/Search in 3.22 & 16.05

Jesse A Lambertson jlambertson at sqcc.org
Thu Jun 16 00:31:33 NZST 2016

Thank you Katrin.

We are tackling that this week, trying to figure out specifically what 
got changed in order to add 880 to the index list on the opther 
instance. I know it wasn't on the default list. (This is why 
documentation is so important). :)

Fingers crossed.


On 15-Jun-16 1:39 AM, Katrin Fischer wrote:
> Hi Jesse,
> is it possible you changed something in order to index 880 that got lost
> in in the update? 880 is not indexed by default atm I think, but
> probably should still be searchable in keyword search.
> Is there any warning on the systme information tab of the about page?
> Hope this helps,
> Katrin
> Am 10.06.2016 um 17:53 schrieb Jesse A Lambertson:
>> Hello and Happy Friday community,
>> I have a question about enabling the indexing and searching of Arabic
>> script in Koha.
>> We are currently running a package installation of 3.20 on debian 7.
>> In this installation, we are fully able to search in Arabic as the 880
>> fields are properly indexed.
>> But we are also now running a dev/test koha 3.22 (installed from
>> tarball) on the same server to work out some issues of our
>> customization. We are planning to then update the 3.20 instance to 16.05
>> on Debian 8.5. This will surely be a package installation (install
>> koha-common etc).
>> We are having troubles getting the Arabic language indexing to work on
>> the 3.22 dev/test instance (ICU is on, we followed this:
>> https://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Correcting_Search_of_Arabic_records
>> My question is: Were there be any fundamental changes to 3.22 that would
>> prevent the Arabic language indexing (880 fields) from working? Is this
>> perhaps tied to the tarball installation?
>> Should we expect the same difficulties when we update the main instance
>> then to 16.05? Or should we expect all other configurations to roll
>> smoothly into 16.05?
>> Thank you much,
>> Jesse
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Jesse A Lambertson
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