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Bug 5209 - using LIKE condition in special:allpages search
using LIKE condition in special:allpages search
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
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: Lowest enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2006-03-09 03:20 UTC by Borgx
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:05 UTC (History)
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Description Borgx 2006-03-09 03:20:08 UTC
Can you implement search using LIKE condition in special:allpages? So, instead
of "Display pages starting at", it would be "Display pages with title like".

So, enter search condition "%hockey%" will returns:
- 2000 Women's Hockey Olympic Qualifier
- 2001 Men's Champions Challenge (field hockey)
- ...
- Hockey
- Hockey (disambiguation)
- Hockey Canada
- ...
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-03-09 03:34:05 UTC
Too slow; trawling though millions of page records with no index is unreasonably expensive.
Use the search for general searching.

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