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Has the search function been scaled back or is it just not fuctioning properly? Tried to do a few searches on the SCJD forum and I only get results for today even though I have the any date option selected.

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I'm also having problems with it. Trying to search for "JScrollBar" in Swing forum and get zero results. Just looking at the Swing threads, I can see one on the front page today. I think search is messed up...
 
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Originally posted by Chris Shepherd:
I'm also having problems with it. Trying to search for "JScrollBar" in Swing forum and get zero results. Just looking at the Swing threads, I can see one on the front page today. I think search is messed up...




Yeah tried it too no joy. I got loads of empty results no matter what I searched for. Wierd.

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Same here. Searched the cert results forum only to get 0 results all the time.
 
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Well, it hasn't been intentionally limited. But it looks like the search indices for all forums have been cleared out - we'll have to rebuild them. Which we'll do this weekend, probably, when there's less traffic. So you'll continue to see poor search results until then. More importantly, we'll have to figure out how the indices got cleared out in the first place, and prevent that in the future. Thanks for bringing this to out attention.
 
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Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
Well, it hasn't been intentionally limited. But it looks like the search indices for all forums have been cleared out - we'll have to rebuild them. Which we'll do this weekend, probably, when there's less traffic. So you'll continue to see poor search results until then. More importantly, we'll have to figure out how the indices got cleared out in the first place, and prevent that in the future. Thanks for bringing this to out attention.



Seems to have happened again, getting 0 results in the SCJD forum.
 
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Seems to be happening everywhere again
 
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Originally posted by John Meyers:
Seems to be happening everywhere again



Yes. Something happened to flush the server cache round about midnight Ranch time last night. We'll get things back together ASAP. Thanks for your patience.
 
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Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:


Yes. Something happened to flush the server cache round about midnight Ranch time last night. We'll get things back together ASAP. Thanks for your patience.




No worries, cheers mate
 
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Yes. Something happened to flush the server cache round about midnight Ranch time last night. We'll get things back together ASAP. Thanks for your patience.



Its cool that you guys/gals fix it in no time. It should be the other way round. Thanks for not being so patient
 
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Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:
...Thanks for your patience.


Patience? What patience?
 
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This latest incident was my fault - I flushed the cache last night for other reasons, related to our new format for dates and times. I forgot that the search stuff would need to be rebuilt. In fact I should have been more selective about which parts of the cache got flushed. Anyway, I'll rebuild the search indices tonight (i.e. in about twelve hours), which will cause the ranch to be unavailable for several hours. Things should work fine after that.
 
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Has something happened to the search again? I'm getting 0 results in the SCJD forum

[ January 05, 2007: Message edited by: Jason Moors ]
[ January 05, 2007: Message edited by: Jason Moors ]
 
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Apparently yes, something's happened to the search index. I don't know what (not me this time!) but I can rebuild it tonight. Thanks for bringing it to our attention.
 
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Wasn't me, either, Jim.
 
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It seems to be happening again.
 
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I believe this is being addressed.
 
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Yes, the search indices will be rebuilt tonight. And more importantly, we believe we've found the bug that was responsible for this, and fixed it. Hopefully.
 
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