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2.4.4 Example queries

The following simple query:

query-pr --expr 'Category~"rats" & State~"analyzed"
                 & Responsible~"fred"'

yields all PRs in the database which contain the field values:

>Category:     rats         and
>Responsible:  fred         and
>State:        analyzed

The following query:

query-pr --expr 'State~"open|analyzed"'

yields all PRs in the database whose State values match either `open' or `analyzed' (see section Querying using regular expressions. This search is useful as a daily report that lists all Problem Reports which require attention.

The following query:

query-pr --expr 'fieldtype:Text="The quick.*brown fox"'

yields all PRs whose TEXT fields contain the text `The quick' followed by `brown fox' within the same field. See section Querying using regular expressions, which also contains further useful examples of query expressions.

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