How to rebuild text index

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In the case your search index, also known as text index is trashed, there is an nice script in the maintenance directory within the mediawiki directory. It is called:

rebuildtextindex.php

You need[edit]

  • php
  • database access
  • enough time - it can run for hours at big databases.

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Question ?[edit]

Will it be possible to just use "REPAIR TABLE searchindex QUICK" like suggested on http://www.mysql.org/doc/refman/5.1/en/fulltext-search.html ?