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Re: [GMG-Devel] Want a new hook for a search plugin

From: Christopher Allan Webber
Subject: Re: [GMG-Devel] Want a new hook for a search plugin
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 11:07:43 -0800
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Great!  I would love to see this get to a point where we can easily

At the moment I'm focused on this release so I can't make immediate
comment, but maybe it's something I can help look into post-release if
progress is being made.  It would be easiest if you two would coordinate
on the best way forward though.

Tom Fay writes:

> There's a bit of similarity between the two, insofar as they both make
> a whoosh index and write documents to it...
> My code is currently working with the latest mediagoblin code, but
> doesn't work with 0.8.1 and earlier, as it relies on a couple of
> recent code changes. For example, on startup it uses the updated
> attribute of a MediaEntry to determine whether or not to re-index the
> entry.
> There was an existing issue on trac,
>, so I've grabbed
> it. Praveen/Chris, if you have any questions or want to discuss this
> further then let's do it there. I'll look into adding a couple of more
> features, such as the ability to search for media by comments, and use
> celery to build the index on startup, before seeing if you want to add
> it to the core plugins.
> Cheers,
> Tom
>  ---- On Tue, 19 Jan 2016 23:11:28 +0000 Christopher Allan Webber 
> <address@hidden> wrote ---- 
>  > Tom Fay writes:
>  > 
>  > > Hi Praveen and Christopher,
>  > >
>  > > I did read Praveen's report, and but I couldn't find a working plugin
>  > > in your repos so wrote a simple one. I'd have liked to use a backend
>  > > agnostic library like haystack, but it's closely tied to django so I
>  > > went with the same whoosh backend as Praveen. It only handles media
>  > > entries, which is sufficient for me at the moment, but it does index
>  > > existing entries. It's fairly well UT'd but hasn't had much testing:
>  > > AFAIK it's only used by me on a tiny instance!
>  > >
>  > > Christopher: I probably don't need a new plugin (I'm just using the
>  > > wrap_wsgi one at the moment, at which point the db and celery is
>  > > already setup). I'll take a look at the overlap between the functions
>  > > of mine and Praveen's.
>  > 
>  > Great, look forward to seeing what comes out of it!
>  > 

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