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Re: `guix search` feature or bug?

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: `guix search` feature or bug?
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:31:21 +0200
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zimoun <address@hidden> skribis:

> An example describes better than words. :-)
>   guix package --show=tuxpaint
> And one can read the terms `software` in the synopsis and `tools` in
> the description.
> However, `guix search software tools` does not output the package `tuxpaint`.
>   guix search software tools | recsel -C -P name | sort
> From the function `relevance` in `guix/ui.scm`, if I understand well,
> it seems expected. Each field deals with the regexp and the terms
> `software` and `tools` does not appear both in only one field.
> Is this behaviour expected?

Not really!  It’s the result of commit
8874faaaac665100a095ef25e39c9a389f5a397f, but I agree that what you
expected would be nicer.  We should fix it.

Do you want to give it a try?  :-)


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