[Rt-devel] [Rt-announce] RT 3.9.4 - first development release leading to RT 4.0.0

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Wed Sep 29 14:38:55 EDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 01:29:38PM -0500, Brian Kroth wrote:
> <snip/>
> > We expect fast full-text searching on Postgres and Oracle, as well some
> > other cool features, to land in RT 3.9 within the next few weeks.
> What about MySQL?  Somewhere (insert link here) I remember reading the
> RT 4.0 was to include a db abstracted FTS feature that even supported
> MySQL w/InnoDB.  Is this being dropped?

It's not a priority right now, since the other database engines include workable built-in full text and we'd need to do 50x (seriously) more work to bundle in an external FTS. We basically have the Pg/Oracle code. MySQL's internal FTS isn't really as useful.

So, "dropped", no. "Backburnered" - definitely.

If you want/need FTS on MySQL, we can certainly chat about how to make that happen.

> Thanks for the hard work,
> Brian
> <snip/>


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