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From Antony Bowesman <>
Subject Re: "Contains" query parsed to PrefixQuery
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2007 05:40:11 GMT
It's a bug in 2.1, fixed by Doron Cohen


dontspamterry wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was experimenting with queries using wildcard on an untokenized field and
> noticed that a query with both a starting and trailing wildcard, e.g. *abc*,
> gets parsed to the PrefixQuery *abc. I did enable the leading wildcard in
> the QueryParser to allow the query above to be parsed so I'm wondering is
> there any way to get the query parser to parse *abc* as a WildcardQuery and
> not a PrefixQuery, short of overriding the applicable query parser methods?
> I don't think the parser treats every query with a trailing wildcard as a
> PrefixQuery because when I tried, a*b*, it got parsed to a WildcardQuery.
> Thanks for any insight!
> -Terry

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