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PostPosted: Sat Sep 18, 2004 11:42 pm    Post subject: is gentoo-forums search tool b0rked? Reply with quote

it's me or someone else was experienced null results searching for very simple keyords?
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 18, 2004 11:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Works for me right now.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 18, 2004 11:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Take a look at new search stopwords list.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 19, 2004 3:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

than's pjp, it's explain all.
my shame i didn't saw this before post.
what about exclude OTW from the search database?
it' being hard these days to do a a search with useful results, old posts seems not be included anymore, and all that i need to get my system up and running is already answered here, i just neeed a powerful search engine.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 19, 2004 4:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

revertex wrote:
than's pjp, it's explain all.
my shame i didn't saw this before post.
what about exclude OTW from the search database?
it' being hard these days to do a a search with useful results, old posts seems not be included anymore, and all that i need to get my system up and running is already answered here, i just neeed a powerful search engine.


Have you tried using Google to search older stuff?

searchterm site:forums.gentoo.org

I've had a lot better luck with it than with the PHPBB search some of the time.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 19, 2004 5:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i use google all the time, but i never used it before
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searchterm site:forums.gentoo.org

thank's a ton for the tip!
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 19, 2004 1:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

For Firefox Users:

http://mycroft.mozdev.org/download.html click on Computer and scroll down to the G's...
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