patch includes invoking a hierarchical ini thingie in the query parser, which defaults to false (the config file default is also surprisingly false) for the setAllowLeadingWildcard option in lucene. Also changed the config files comment from unix shell style to a more appropriate ini-file style
optionally allow prefix queries commit
The patch needs to be cleaned up first. It introduces whitespace changes and changes # for ; unnecessarily. Would prefer 'allowLeadingWildcard' as the property name. Will merge once those items are taken care of, thanks!
Allow leading wildcard (disabled by default for performance reasons: …