Release Overview for 1.2.23

This page contains a high level description of the most notable changes in this release. For full details of user-visible changes, see the NEWS files in each module:

See also the full list of bug reports marked as fixed in this release.


  • PostingSource: Public member variables are now wrapped by methods (mostly getters and/or setters, depending on whether they should be readable, writable or both). In 1.3.5, the public members variables have been deprecated - we've added the replacement methods in 1.2.23 as well to make it easier for people to migrate over.

chert backend

  • xapian-check now performs additional consistency checks for chert. Reported by Jean-Francois Dockes and Bob Cargill via xapian-discuss.


  • Fix HTML/XML entity decoding to be O(n) not O(n²) - indexing HTML/XML with a lot of entities is now much faster.
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