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Bug 2193 - "Badly formed search query" error for every search
"Badly formed search query" error for every search
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Search (Other open bugs)
PC Linux
: Normal major (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2005-05-17 14:01 UTC by Forrest O.
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:33 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Forrest O. 2005-05-17 14:01:58 UTC
The query gets lost; pressing [Go] or [Search] give the same error page:

Search results
From Folktunes
For query ""

For more information about searching Folktunes, see Searching Folktunes.
Badly formed search query
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2005-05-17 21:49:06 UTC
The expanded URL works:

It looks like your rewrite rules are incorrect; they are obliterating the query string which is used 
to pass the search term. Use the QSA (query string append) option in the rewrite rule to prevent 
Comment 2 Forrest O. 2005-05-17 22:52:44 UTC
Thank you so much.  I thought this might have been my fault.
For me the correct line is:
RewriteRule ^wiki/?(.*)$ /music/index.php?title=$1 [QSA]

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