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7 public SearchQuery::executeFirstPass()

Executes the first pass query.

This can either be done explicitly, so that additional scores and conditions can be applied to the second pass query, or implicitly by addScore() or execute().

Return value

TRUE if search items exist, FALSE if not.

1 call to SearchQuery::executeFirstPass()


drupal/modules/search/, line 319
Search query extender and helper functions.


public function executeFirstPass() {

  if (count($this->words) == 0) {
    form_set_error('keys', format_plural(variable_get('minimum_word_size', 3), 'You must include at least one positive keyword with 1 character or more.', 'You must include at least one positive keyword with @count characters or more.'));
    return FALSE;
  $this->executedFirstPass = TRUE;

  if (!empty($this->words)) {
    $or = db_or();
    foreach ($this->words as $word) {
      $or->condition('i.word', $word);
  // Build query for keyword normalization.
  $this->join('search_total', 't', 'i.word = t.word');
      ->condition('i.type', $this->type)
      ->having('COUNT(*) >= :matches', array(':matches' => $this->matches));

  // Clone the query object to do the firstPass query;
  $first = clone $this->query;

  // For complex search queries, add the LIKE conditions to the first pass query.
  if (!$this->simple) {
    $first->join('search_dataset', 'd', 'i.sid = d.sid AND i.type = d.type');

  // Calculate maximum keyword relevance, to normalize it.
  $first->addExpression('SUM(i.score * t.count)', 'calculated_score');
  $this->normalize = $first
      ->range(0, 1)
      ->orderBy('calculated_score', 'DESC')

  if ($this->normalize) {
    return TRUE;
  return FALSE;