[haiku] Re: Need Some GSoC Advice

  • From: Truls Becken <truls.becken@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 08:49:10 +0100

Ingo Weinhold wrote:

> Please don't bother with BFS. BFS indices aren't particularly good for the
> kind of queries one would want to run for content searches. It is fine for
> string matches of the form "foo*", but it isn't for "*[fF][oO][oO]*" like 
> ones.

The index will not help when searching for "*foo" in a SQL database either.

BFS indices are case sensitive? Wouldn't most queries benefit more
from a canonized index?

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