searching archives broken?

Ed Zwart ed.zwart at
Sun Mar 11 02:21:34 UTC 2007

Jon, where are you searching from?  The link I gave in my initial
question does not have the 'recent' limiter you mentioned.



On 3/10/07, Jon Wolfgang <jon-bsd at> wrote:
> Ed Zwart wrote:
> > Hi there, I'm new to the list, and have been trying to search the
> > archives at  No
> > matter what I search for, I get no results (even one-word searches
> > that should definitely have hits; eg, 'mail', 'hostname', etc).
> >
> > I want to search the archives before asking the group, but the archive
> > is way too large to make browsing feasible.  Is search broken, or am I
> > missing something?
> >
> > e.
> I have noticed this too.  The "fix" I found is changing the search field
> from "all" to "recent".  For example, if I search for "mount", and
> search all, nothing is displayed.  However, searching for "mount" with
> recent selected, returns results.  I think it has to do with how many
> results it finds.  Hope this helps,
> Jon
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