Simon Riggs wrote: > > I have developed the attached patch which uses "?" to mark stop words in > > the thesaurus file. ("*" was already in use in the file.) I updated > > the docs to use "?", which makes the documentation clearer too. > > > > The patch also reenables testing of stop words in the thesuarus file. > > > > FYI, there is no longer a NOTICE for stop words in the thesaurus file; > > it throws an error now, and says to use "?" instead. > > So this fix requires people to have a different dictionary file from 8.2 > to 8.3, and to manually edit the file? That makes upgrade even harder > and more error prone. > > Seems easier to do it the way Tom suggested and only emit notices in the > first case.
There is no easy way to do that so I have not heard that proposed as an actual solution. > I notice there's still a placeholder in the docs for how to upgrade. > Perhaps if we wrote that now it would make it clearer where the > difficulties lie? Yes, this would be one of the many changes in the API. Of course, if you did use a stop word you would now get an error and it would tell you explicitly to use "?" for stop words, so I don't see a problem here. -- Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://postgres.enterprisedb.com + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. + ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 4: Have you searched our list archives? http://archives.postgresql.org