[Dovecot] Full text search indexing

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Dec 15 13:58:19 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-12-14 at 18:19 -0500, Bill Boebel wrote:
> On Sat, December 9, 2006 8:05 pm, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> said:
> > As I've explained a couple of times already, IMAP RFC says that searches
> > are done by matching substrings, so the Lucene backend isn't fully RFC
> > compliant. Currently it's anyway used to optimize standard SEARCH
> > BODY/TEXT rules, but I'll probably make it optional and instead add new
> > X-NONEXACT-BODY/TEXT rules. Then it will be possible to use both Lucene
> > and Squat backends to optimize different searches (eg. Lucene for your
> > modified webmail and Squat for standard IMAP clients).
> Very cool.  Will searches other than BODY and TEXT use Lucene, Squat or the normal Dovecot indexes?... such as SEARCH SUBJECT/TO/CC/FROM/HEADER

Currently not, but they could. That SEARCH command parser/optimizer part
of the code could still use some work..
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