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From lboutros <boutr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: wildcard search inconsistencies
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2011 16:02:20 GMT
'conditional' seems to be stemmed into the word 'condit' in the index.

So your results are normal.

As you said, mixing wildcards searching and stemmed fields is not
recommanded.

Ludovic.

2011/4/1 Melanie Drake [via Lucene] <
ml-node+2763787-65059921-383657@n3.nabble.com>

> I noticed an inconsistency in results when performing wildcard searches.
>  When searching on variations of "conditional" the following results
> occurred:
>
> conditional - hits
> conditional* - hits
> conditi* - hits
> condit* - hits
> con*al - no hits
> c?nditional - no hits
> c*ld - hits (on a different word: "child")
>
> I don't see an obvious pattern to when the wildcard searches work.
>
> In a response to another post, I read that stemming will cause wildcard
> searches to behave strangely.  I believe we may be using stemming, although
> the only configuration I see is the list of words protected against stemming
> defined in protwords.txt.
>
> Also, I'm not sure if it's helpful, but I see a vague Solr error in my
> server log (jboss) any time I perform a search (whether successful or not):
> ERROR [STDERR] <timestamp> org.apache.solr.core.SolrCore execute
> INFO: [core0] webapp=null path=/select
> params={q=condi*al&fq=url%3A%28%22%2F<long list of application-specific IDs
> used for filtering>&fl=score&hl=true&hl.fragsize=50&hl.snippets=3}
hits=0
> status=0 QTime=0
>
> The developer who implemented our search solution is no longer with our
> company, so I'm just looking for any information useful to investigate this
> issue.  I apologize if I ommitted any necessary information.  Thanks!
>
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