[rt-users] MySQL Naitive Full-Text Indexing

Jim Brandt jbrandt at bestpractical.com
Mon Mar 3 15:14:09 EST 2014

On 3/3/14 2:58 PM, Tim Gustafson wrote:
> Hi,
> According to the RT 4.2 docs, MySQL does not support native full-text indexing:
> http://www.bestpractical.com/docs/rt/4.2/full_text_indexing.html#MYSQL
> According to the MySQL docs, there is support for full-text indexing
> for both MYISAM and InnoDB tables as of MySQL 5.6:
> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/fulltext-search.html
> MySQL 5.6 was released initially in 2011, and fully in February of
> 2013, just over a year ago.  I think it's safe to say that it's stable
> at this point.
> Has there been any development towards using the build-in MySQL
> full-text indexing for RT?

 From what I can see there, the native full-text indexing still doesn't 
support BLOBs, which is a key blocker as Tom has mentioned:



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