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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: [PATCH 1/3] doc: lei: use /tmp for search results pathnames
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 04:51:05 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

This drives the point home about results being volatile
and discardable.
 Documentation/lei-overview.pod | 4 ++--
 Documentation/lei-q.pod        | 4 ++--
 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/lei-overview.pod b/Documentation/lei-overview.pod
index 70dbf2b5..6b5fa721 100644
--- a/Documentation/lei-overview.pod
+++ b/Documentation/lei-overview.pod
@@ -82,7 +82,7 @@ Search for messages whose subject includes "lei" and "skeleton".
 Do the same, but also report unmatched messages that are in the same
 thread as a matched message.
-=item $ lei q -t -o mdir --mua=mutt s:lei s:skeleton
+=item $ lei q -t -o /tmp/mdir --mua=mutt s:lei s:skeleton
 Write results to a Maildir at "mdir".  Mutt will be invoked
 to open mfolder (C<mutt -f %f>) while results are being fetched
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ and written.
 Search for all flagged messages that also have a "next" label.
-=item $ lei p2q HEAD | lei q --stdin -tt -o mdir
+=item $ lei p2q HEAD | lei q --stdin -tt -o /tmp/mdir
 Search for messages that have post-image git blob IDs that match those
 of the current repository's HEAD commit, writing them to the Maildir
diff --git a/Documentation/lei-q.pod b/Documentation/lei-q.pod
index a84fc440..b938746a 100644
--- a/Documentation/lei-q.pod
+++ b/Documentation/lei-q.pod
@@ -31,9 +31,9 @@ Read search terms from stdin.
 Warning: this clobbers and overwrites the output destination unless
 L</-a, --augment> is specified.
-Destination for results (e.g., C<path/to/Maildir>,
+Destination for results (e.g., C</tmp/results-Maildir>,
 C<imaps://>, or
-C<mboxcl2:path/to/mbox>).  The prefix may be a supported protocol:
+C<mboxcl2:/tmp/results-mboxcl2>).  The prefix may be a supported protocol:
 C<imap://> or C<imaps://>.  URLs requiring
 authentication must use L<netrc(5)> and/or L<git-credential(1)> to
 fill in the username and password.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-28  4:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-28  4:51 [PATCH 0/3] doc: lei updates around lei-q Eric Wong
2021-04-28  4:51 ` Eric Wong [this message]
2021-04-28  4:51 ` [PATCH 2/3] doc: lei q: split =item aliases onto separate lines Eric Wong
2021-04-29  1:39   ` Kyle Meyer
2021-04-29  1:57     ` Eric Wong
2021-04-28  4:51 ` [PATCH 3/3] doc: lei q: split --output and --format, note "text" Eric Wong

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