[aur-general] The search engine needs improvements
louipc.ist at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 15:48:20 EST 2009
On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 11:38:22AM -0800, Olivier Duclos wrote:
> So yesterday I was looking if someone had already made a pkgbuild for the rar archiver. I typed 'rar' in the search engine and got 1224 matches. Since rar wasn't at the top of the results, I thought it didn't exist and created it under the name 'rar-official'.
> And this morning, I receive a message telling me there is already a pkgbuild for rar. *Sigh* Now, I agree that I could have searched a little longer, but that doesn't change the fact that the search engine is too basic and should at least show the exact match in first position.
That's not a bad suggestion.
Just for future reference:
If you look closer you'll notice that search results are arranged
alphabetically by package name by default. You'd just need to
navigate to the Rs and you should have found rar.
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