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Cirrussearch on test.wikipedia.org is not able to search on specific non-zero namespaces
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Description

See the following links:

https://test.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?gsrsearch=common&generator=search&action=query&gsrnamespace=4&gsrlimit=1 :

{
    "error": {
        "code": "cirrussearch-backend-error",
        "info": "We could not complete your search due to a temporary problem. Please try again later.",
        "*": "See https://test.wikipedia.org/w/api.php for API usage. Subscribe to the mediawiki-api-announce mailing list at <https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-api-announce> for notice of API deprecations and breaking changes."
    },
    "servedby": "mw1234"
}

https://test.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?search=common&title=Special:Search&profile=advanced&fulltext=1&advancedSearch-current=%7B%22namespaces%22%3A%5B4%5D%7D&ns4=1&searchToken=7qcovm4xz6jhvz6tcxjzlwa7u:

An error has occurred while searching: We could not complete your search due to a temporary problem. Please try again later.

However the following query works fine:

Event Timeline

Dalba created this task.Aug 9 2018, 6:48 AM
Restricted Application added a project: Discovery-Search. · View Herald TranscriptAug 9 2018, 6:48 AM
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Dalba updated the task description. (Show Details)Aug 9 2018, 6:49 AM
Dalba updated the task description. (Show Details)Aug 9 2018, 6:57 AM
debt triaged this task as Normal priority.Aug 9 2018, 5:07 PM
debt edited projects, added Discovery-Search (Current work); removed Discovery-Search.
EBernhardson added a subscriber: EBernhardson.

I haven't figured out yet how this got the bad state, but I've resolved it and checked for other wikis in the same state. I also recreated/reindexed satwiki and zhwikiversity. Those two are new wikis so the reason they don't exist is likely unrelated.

debt closed this task as Resolved.Aug 10 2018, 8:15 PM