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Re: [OT] Hard to use ppa.launchpad.net


On Thursday 23 July 2009 22:28:33 Martin Schwenke wrote:
> OK, it is a pretty tight search.  Is there a wildcard facility?
> How it does the matching is a bit unclear.  Searching for "libgphoto"
> doesn't find the "libgphoto2" packages in my PPA - this is why I
> originally thought it didn't work.  However, a search for
> "libmeanwhile" finds my PPA based on either "libmeanwhile-dev" or
> "libmeanwhile1".
> I'm guessing the search is word based?

Yes, it only matches whole words using postgres full text indexing.  There is 
an open bug about this: