[aur-dev] Wildcards in search queries

kachelaqa kachelaqa at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 14:22:41 EDT 2012

On 04/10/12 19:06, Dave Reisner wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 04, 2012 at 06:59:49PM +0100, kachelaqa wrote:
>> I just recently noticed that the wildcards have been disabled in
>> aur-1.9.1 - which is a pity, since it has removed some fairly useful
>> functionality.
> I never even knew this feature existed.
> <shameless bump>
> If you want something that's actually good at searching the AUR, I
> suggest using cower. It hackishly implements regex and boolean AND'd
> results. I've been very happy with it.
> </shameless bump>

There are at least two utilities i know of that currently use this 
feature - package-query (which is used by yaourt), and pkgbrowser.

The main reason for my asking about this, is that I sometimes use the 
former two utilities - and I am the author of the latter one :)

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