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From: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
To: Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org>
Cc: Konstantin Ryabitsev <konstantin@linuxfoundation.org>,
	meta@public-inbox.org, workflows@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: lei: incorrect quoting on saved searches (was Re: lore+lei: getting started)
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2021 20:49:23 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20211108204923.GA12823@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20211108202204.q5zg6bachnvbjlnx@meerkat.local>

Konstantin Ryabitsev <konstantin@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 08, 2021 at 01:49:07PM -0600, Rob Herring wrote:
> 
> Moving this to meta.

I don't think workflows should've been dropped, though.

> > >     lei q -I https://lore.kernel.org/all/ -o ~/Mail/floppy \
> > >       --threads --dedupe=mid \
> > >       '(dfn:drivers/block/floppy.c OR dfhh:floppy_* OR s:floppy \
> > >       OR ((nq:bug OR nq:regression) AND nq:floppy)) \
> > >       AND rt:1.month.ago..'
> > 
> > I tried a similar one which I had working as a bookmark:

That's actually treating the entire single-quoted section as
a phrase search for Xapian.

The correct way to use '(', ')', and '*' on the command-line for
Xapian is to shell escape them:

	lei q -I https://lore.kernel.org/all/ -o ~/Mail/floppy \
		--threads --dedupe=mid \
	\( dfn:drivers/block/floppy.c OR dfhh:floppy_\* OR s:floppy \
		OR \(\(nq:bug OR nq:regression\) AND nq:floppy\)\) \
		AND rt:1.month.ago...

Since shell escaping so many metacharacters is annoying,
stdin is supported (and implicit iff file|pipe):

	echo '(dfn:drivers/block/floppy.c OR dfhh:floppy_* OR s:floppy \
		OR ((nq:bug OR nq:regression) AND nq:floppy)) \
		AND rt:1.month.ago..' | \
		lei q -I https://lore.kernel.org/all/ -o ~/Mail/floppy \
		--threads --dedupe=mid

  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-08 20:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <lorelei.part1.202111051304.mdtebsxahljcrxak@meerkat.local>
     [not found] ` <CAL_JsqJBh1O3H2-P07AHzVq0x89BoP_N6P=rT5up6=3QyF_B0Q@mail.gmail.com>
2021-11-08 20:22   ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-11-08 20:49     ` Eric Wong [this message]
2021-11-08 21:36       ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-11-08 21:48         ` Eric Wong
2021-11-08 22:36           ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-11-08 22:57             ` Eric Wong
2021-11-08 20:53     ` Rob Herring
2021-11-08 21:27       ` [PATCH] searchidx: index "diff --git a/... b/..." headers Eric Wong
2021-11-09  0:38         ` Rob Herring
2021-11-09  3:12           ` Eric Wong
2021-11-09  4:03             ` Rob Herring
2021-11-09  5:08               ` Eric Wong

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