rsto at fastmailteam.com
Mon May 14 08:10:06 EDT 2018
On Fri, May 11, 2018, at 14:25, Sebastian Hagedorn wrote:
> --On 11. Mai 2018 um 13:32:29 +0200 Robert Stepanek <rsto at fastmailteam.com>
> > For non-FUZZY text SEARCH, Cyrus attempts to match the string on its own
> > .
> That sounds strange to me, because Cyrus 2.4 and earlier don't support
> FUZZY, and there the SQUAT index was used, if present. Only messages that
> were added after the last squatter run were searched directly. Why would
> that have changed?
Right, it hasn't. SQUAT is still the backend for non-FUZZY text search.
> I think if Xapian only does fuzzy, some searches may be *slower* than using
> a SQUAT index. That seems counterintuitive, at the least. Do you have
> internal search benchmarks? Without metrics it's hard to say if any of this
> actually matters ...
I don't know of any benchmarks for this. It hasn't popped up as a performance issue.
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