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Re: bin/47701: apropos doesn't work

The following reply was made to PR bin/47701; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: bin/47701: apropos doesn't work
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 05:47:26 +0000

 On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 10:41:44PM -0700, Tim Rightnour wrote:
  > Also, a strange result, I get less results from "apropos -C8p de", than I do
  > from "apropos -C8p dev"
  > I think some of the new matching code is really neat, but I'm completely
  > confounded by what it does and doesn't find.
 It's using a real text retrieval engine, so "de" is more likely to
 find "locale" than "dev". This is a good thing.
 However, I don't like the way it blithely only displays a few results.
 David A. Holland

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