[aur-dev] Regexp Support for AUR package search; wouldn't it be nice?

lolilolicon lolilolicon at gmail.com
Sun Mar 21 19:51:50 CET 2010

Hi, I did a `grep -R LIKE aur-1.6.0` and it seems to me that changing
four of those LIKE's to RLIKE would add Regexp support for package

Currently, the only "regexp" supported by AUR are % and _. I think AUR
should really somehow grow some support for real regular expressions.

I'm not aware of any issue this may introduce, except for a little bit
heavier on resources; adding a timeout on queries should avoid shitty
regexp queries as well.

I'm sorry I have zero experience in PHP, or I would have done a patch
for this.

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