[GMG-Devel] Want a new hook for a search plugin

Laura Arjona Reina larjona at larjona.net
Fri Dec 18 07:29:55 EST 2015

Hi Tom

El 03/12/15 a las 09:01, Tom Fay escribió:
> Hi there,
> I've made a search plugin for Mediagoblin so that I can search by
> users/tags as well as description and title (code is at
> https://github.com/tofay/mediagoblin-indexedsearch).
> It's really just the existing basicsearch plugin, but queries a whoosh
> index (like the proposal mentioned https://wiki.mediagoblin.org/Search)
> instead of querying the db directly.
> Anyways, it creates or updates an index during startup. It can't do this
> by using the "setup" hook because when that hook is called the database
> hasn't been setup yet. I looked into using some sqlalchemy events to
> trigger indexing, but I couldn't find a suitable event.
> What I'd like is a hook that notifies plugins when the database has been
> setup. Are there any existing hooks I could use for this purposes, and
> if not can one please be added? On my instance I'm currently just
> calling a new hook at the end of setup_database method.
> Thanks,
> Tom

I'm sorry, your message got stuck in the non-subscribers queue in the

We have the open issue #960 about search functionality, I just posted
there the content of your email, hopefully the GNU MediaGoblin hackers
can give you an answer soon!


Best regards

Laura Arjona

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