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From: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
To: meta@public-inbox.org
Subject: [PATCH 2/2] doc: add lei-overview(7)
Date: Mon,  1 Feb 2021 00:57:03 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210201055704.26683-3-kyle@kyleam.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210201055704.26683-1-kyle@kyleam.com>

---
 Documentation/lei-overview.pod | 72 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 Documentation/txt2pre          |  1 +
 MANIFEST                       |  1 +
 Makefile.PL                    |  2 +-
 4 files changed, 75 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
 create mode 100644 Documentation/lei-overview.pod

diff --git a/Documentation/lei-overview.pod b/Documentation/lei-overview.pod
new file mode 100644
index 00000000..988896ce
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/lei-overview.pod
@@ -0,0 +1,72 @@
+=head1 NAME
+
+lei - an overview of lei
+
+=head1 DESCRIPTION
+
+L<lei(1)> is a local email interface for public-inbox.  This document
+provides some basic examples.
+
+=head1 LEI STORE
+
+L<lei-init(1)> initializes writable local storage based on
+L<public-inbox-v2-format(5)>.
+
+TODO: Extend when lei-import and friends are added.
+
+=head1 EXTERNALS
+
+In addition to the above store, lei can make read-only queries to
+"externals": inboxes and external indices.  An external can be
+registered by passing a URL or local path to L<lei-add-external(1)>.
+For local paths, the external needs to be indexed with
+L<public-inbox-index(1)> (in the case of a regular inbox) or
+L<public-inbox-extindex(1)> (in the case of an external index).
+
+=head2 EXAMPLES
+
+=over
+
+=item $ lei add-external https://public-inbox.org/meta/
+
+Add a remote external for public-inbox's inbox.
+
+=back
+
+=head1 SEARCHING
+
+The L<lei-q(1)> command searches the local store and externals.  The
+search prefixes match those available via L<public-inbox-httpd(1)>.
+
+=head2 EXAMPLES
+
+=over
+
+=item $ lei q s:lei s:skeleton
+
+Search for messages whose subject includes "lei" and "skeleton".
+
+=item $ lei q -t s:lei s:skeleton
+
+Do the same, but also report unmatched messages that are in the same
+thread as a matched message.
+
+=item $ lei q -t -o t.mbox --format mboxrd --mua=mutt s:lei s:skeleton
+
+Write mboxrd-formatted results to t.mbox and enter mutt to view the
+file by invoking C<mutt -f %f>.
+
+=back
+
+=head1 CONTACT
+
+Feedback welcome via plain-text mail to L<mailto:meta@public-inbox.org>
+
+The mail archives are hosted at L<https://public-inbox.org/meta/>
+and L<http://hjrcffqmbrq6wope.onion/meta/>
+
+=head1 COPYRIGHT
+
+Copyright 2021 all contributors L<mailto:meta@public-inbox.org>
+
+License: AGPL-3.0+ L<https://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0.txt>
diff --git a/Documentation/txt2pre b/Documentation/txt2pre
index f69323e1..604490ef 100755
--- a/Documentation/txt2pre
+++ b/Documentation/txt2pre
@@ -18,6 +18,7 @@ for (qw[lei(1)
 	lei-forget-external(1)
 	lei-init(1)
 	lei-ls-external(1)
+	lei-overview(7)
 	lei-q(1)
 	public-inbox.cgi(1)
 	public-inbox-compact(1)
diff --git a/MANIFEST b/MANIFEST
index 4d6f8b43..56fde540 100644
--- a/MANIFEST
+++ b/MANIFEST
@@ -28,6 +28,7 @@ Documentation/lei-daemon-pid.pod
 Documentation/lei-forget-external.pod
 Documentation/lei-init.pod
 Documentation/lei-ls-external.pod
+Documentation/lei-overview.pod
 Documentation/lei-q.pod
 Documentation/lei.pod
 Documentation/marketing.txt
diff --git a/Makefile.PL b/Makefile.PL
index 7bfe1e4e..f1910c47 100644
--- a/Makefile.PL
+++ b/Makefile.PL
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ $v->{-m1} = [ map {
 	lei-forget-external lei-init lei-ls-external lei-q)];
 $v->{-m5} = [ qw(public-inbox-config public-inbox-v1-format
 		public-inbox-v2-format public-inbox-extindex-format) ];
-$v->{-m7} = [ qw(public-inbox-overview public-inbox-tuning) ];
+$v->{-m7} = [ qw(lei-overview public-inbox-overview public-inbox-tuning) ];
 $v->{-m8} = [ qw(public-inbox-daemon) ];
 my @sections = (1, 5, 7, 8);
 $v->{check_80} = [];
-- 
2.30.0


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-02-01  5:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-01  5:57 [PATCH 0/2] doc: initial lei manpages Kyle Meyer
2021-02-01  5:57 ` [PATCH 1/2] doc: start manpages for lei commands Kyle Meyer
2021-02-06  9:01   ` lei-q doc thoughts... [was: doc: start manpages for lei commands] Eric Wong
2021-02-06 19:57     ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-07  3:33       ` Eric Wong
2021-02-07 19:58   ` lei q --output vs --mfolder [was: [PATCH 1/2] " Eric Wong
2021-02-07 20:33     ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-07 20:59       ` Eric Wong
2021-02-07 21:47         ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-07 21:55           ` Eric Wong
2021-02-01  5:57 ` Kyle Meyer [this message]
2021-02-01  6:40   ` [PATCH 2/2] doc: add lei-overview(7) Eric Wong
2021-02-01 11:37     ` Eric Wong

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