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(PECL sphinx >= 0.1.0)

SphinxClient::queryExecute search query


public array SphinxClient::query ( string $query [, string $index = "*" [, string $comment = "" ]] )

Connects to searchd server, runs the given search query with the current settings, obtains and returns the result set.



Query string.


An index name (or names).


Return Values

On success, SphinxClient::query() returns a list of found matches and additional per-query statistics. The result set is a hash utilize other structures instead of hash) with the following keys and values:

Result set structure
Key Value description
"matches" An array with found document IDs as keys and their weight and attributes values as values
"total" Total number of matches found and retrieved (depends on your settings)
"total_found" Total number of found documents matching the query
"words" An array with words (case-folded and stemmed) as keys and per-word statistics as values
"error" Query error message reported by searchd
"warning" Query warning reported by searchd

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