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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: [PATCH 8/8] doc: watch: expand on NNTP and IMAP-specific knobs
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 12:17:06 +0000	[thread overview]
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In-Reply-To: <>

There's a few more, but maybe they're too esoteric
to be worth documenting at the moment (batch sizes, timeouts, etc).
 Documentation/public-inbox-watch.pod | 36 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 35 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/public-inbox-watch.pod b/Documentation/public-inbox-watch.pod
index b07d0fb5..39b8ac06 100644
--- a/Documentation/public-inbox-watch.pod
+++ b/Documentation/public-inbox-watch.pod
@@ -78,7 +78,12 @@ public-inbox 1.6.0 supports C<nntp://>, C<nntps://>,
 C<imap://> and C<imaps://> URLs:
 		watch = nntp://
-		watch = imaps://
+		watch = imaps://
+This may be specified multiple times to combine several mailboxes
+into a single public-inbox.  URLs requiring authentication
+will require L<netrc(5)> and/or L<git-credential(1)> to fill
+in the username and password.
 Default: none
@@ -119,6 +124,35 @@ are supported in public-inbox 1.6.0.
 Default: none; only for L<public-inbox-watch(1)> users
+=item imap.Starttls / imap.$URL.Starttls
+Whether or not to use C<STARTTLS> on plain C<imap://> connections.
+May be specified for certain URLs via L<git-config(1)/--get-urlmatch>
+in C<git(1)> 1.8.5+.
+Default: C<true>
+=item imap.Compress / imap.$URL.Compress
+Whether or not to use the IMAP COMPRESS (RFC4978) extension to
+save bandwidth.  This is not supported by all IMAP servers and
+some advertising this feature may not implement it correctly.
+May be specified only for certain URLs if L<git(1)> 1.8.5+ is
+installed to use L<git-config(1)/--get-urlmatch>
+Default: C<false>
+=item nntp.Starttls / nntp.$URL.Starttls
+Whether or not to use C<STARTTLS> on plain C<nntp://> connections.
+May be specified for certain URLs via L<git-config(1)/--get-urlmatch>
+in C<git(1)> 1.8.5+.
+Default: C<false> if the hostname is a Tor C<.onion>, C<true> otherwise
 =head1 SIGNALS

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-08-27 12:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-27 12:16 [PATCH 0/8] mostly watch-related odds and ends Eric Wong
2020-08-27 12:16 ` [PATCH 1/8] watchmaildir: ensure I:/W:/E: prefixes in warnings Eric Wong
2020-08-27 12:17 ` [PATCH 2/8] imaptracker: preserve WAL journal_mode if set by user Eric Wong
2020-08-27 12:17 ` [PATCH 3/8] overidx: inline create_ghost sub Eric Wong
2020-08-27 12:17 ` [PATCH 4/8] doc: document graceful shutdown signals Eric Wong
2020-08-27 12:17 ` [PATCH 5/8] doc: speling fickses Eric Wong
2020-08-27 12:17 ` [PATCH 6/8] watch: imap: only remove \Seen spam Eric Wong
2020-08-27 12:17 ` [PATCH 7/8] doc: move watch config docs to -watch manpage Eric Wong
2020-08-27 12:17 ` Eric Wong [this message]
2020-08-28  4:22   ` [PATCH 8/8] doc: watch: expand on NNTP and IMAP-specific knobs Eric Wong

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