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Re: whats the standard text search query?

From: Michael Glaesemann <grzm(at)seespotcode(dot)net>
To: Pedro <pedro100(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: whats the standard text search query?
Date: 2006-05-30 03:52:30
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On May 30, 2006, at 12:46 , Pedro wrote:

> SELECT * FROM table WHERE name like '%searchstring%' OR description  
> like '%searchstring%';
> that doesnt really looks eficient... well... actually it works with  
> no problem.

Depending on your needs, that may work just fine. PostgreSQL includes  
regex matching as well.

> anyway... what's the standard query for a text search?

If you're looking for full text search, take a look at tsearch2 in  

Michael Glaesemann
grzm seespotcode net

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