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Bug 2733 - Incorrect search result count and paging
Incorrect search result count and paging
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 3679
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Search (Other open bugs)
1.5.x
All All
: Normal normal with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:...
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: 2895 3184 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-07-07 02:03 UTC by Colin Pitts
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:38 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Colin Pitts 2005-07-07 02:03:13 UTC
A user reported on enwiki that searching for "Gimbutas" produces unexpected results.

The search reports 52 hits, with the pager listing 3 pages.

Page 1 displays _19_ hits (1-20 of 52):

Marija Gimbutas
Lengyel culture
Maikop culture
Riane Eisler
Yamna
Old European culture
Kurgan
Proto-Indo-European
Starhawk
Laima
Old European Script
List of Lithuanians
Dianic Wicca
Indo-European
Indo-European studies
Peter Ucko
List of archaeologists
Matriarchy
Lithuanian mythology

Page 2 displays 11 hits (21-40 of 52):
Labrys
Goddess worship
Mother goddess
Vere Gordon Childe
Slavic mythology
Gaia (mythology)
Human migration
Wicca
Camille Paglia
Goddess movement
Greek mythology

Page 3 displays the error "Sorry, there were no exact matches to your query."
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2005-08-19 08:50:02 UTC
*** Bug 2895 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2005-08-19 08:50:16 UTC
*** Bug 3184 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Roger Stout 2006-04-07 00:23:55 UTC
Observed same behavior as originally described in #2733 with the following searches:
#1  semiconductor thermal test

found 53 hits:
  page 1 showed 1-20
  page 2 showed 21-40
  page 3 said "no results found" effect
in other words, could not view hits 41-53

#2  semiconductor thermal

found 184 hits:
  page 1 showed 1-20
  page 8 showed 141-160
  page 9 said "no results found" or words to that effect
NOTE that based on initial report, and case #1 reported here, one would have expected 
page 9 to show results 161-180, and page 10 to say "no results found"; however, the bug 
appears to have occurred at an earlier page than would have been expected.  It is 
difficult to imagine that all searches (based on this sample of 3 test cases) return an 
exact multiple of 20 hits; it is also evident that it is not simply a matter of 
truncating the list prior at the end of the last complete page - it is more likely an 
error in the computation of the last page number, for instance, instead of (n DIV 20)+1 
the computation is (n DIV 20+1) or some such typo.
Comment 4 Brion Vibber 2006-04-07 00:25:09 UTC
Paging shows 20 at a time. Hence the 20.
Comment 5 Brion Vibber 2006-04-25 05:44:08 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 3679 ***

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