Time zone location search returns irrelevant locations

Bug #1454186 reported by Matthew Paul Thomas on 2015-05-12
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubuntu-system-settings (Ubuntu)
High
Iain Lane
Vivid
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

Ubuntu 15.04 r207

1. Go to System Settings > "Time & Date" > "Time zone".
2. In the search field, type "ulm".

What you get: 10 results -- Cheadle Hulme, Dulmen, El Eulma, Khulm, Kulmbach, Neckarsulm, Neu Wulmstorf, Neu-Ulm, Sulmona, and Ulm.

What you should get: 2 results -- Neu-Ulm and Ulm. Nobody would ever try to find any of the others by typing "ulm".

<https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TimeAndDate#Time_zone>: "As with any other search field, any word you enter that is followed by a space or punctuation should be treated as a complete word, while any word that is not should be treated as if it might be either a complete word or the beginning of a word."

It may save time to fix bug 1446086 at the same time as this bug.

[Originally reported by Michael Zanetti as part of bug 1426400.]

Related branches

Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :
Changed in ubuntu-system-settings (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
description: updated
Changed in ubuntu-system-settings (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Iain Lane (laney)
importance: Undecided → High
status: Triaged → In Progress
Changed in ubuntu-system-settings (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubuntu-system-settings - 0.3+15.10.20150527-0ubuntu1

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ubuntu-system-settings (0.3+15.10.20150527-0ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium

  [ CI Train Bot ]
  * New rebuild forced.

  [ Iain Lane ]
  * Improve filtering in main page and timezone filters. (LP: #1454186,
    #1446086)

  [ Ken VanDine ]
  * Ensure dim-timeout is 10 seconds less than activity-timeout (LP:
    #1437510)
  * debian/control: bumped depends on ubuntu-keyboard-data to >=
    0.99.trunk.phablet2+15.04.20150421 to get gsettings schema changes
    (LP: #1454230)
  * expose deviceName to QML

  [ Lukáš Tinkl ]
  * compare the language and kbd layout names in a locale-aware manner

  [ Sebastien Bacher ]
  * Translate push_helper expected strings to avoid failure in non C
    locales (LP: #1456941)
  * [battery] use the correct height value for the first point of the
    graph, that fixes the initial point often starting to high and the
    curve starting with an almost vertical line (LP: #1439122)
  * [language] update auto punctuation description to match the osk
    behaviour (LP: #1385288)
  * [security-privacy] remove obsolete dash search option (LP: #1422700)

  [ jonas-drange ]
  * New icon as per lp:1457424 (LP: #1457424)

 -- CI Train Bot <email address hidden> Wed, 27 May 2015 09:23:37 +0000

Changed in ubuntu-system-settings (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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