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authorEric Wong <e@yhbt.net>2020-06-21 00:21:33 +0000
committerEric Wong <e@yhbt.net>2020-06-23 00:22:18 +0000
commit5759c29ba5e0c8b2b1135e528e133dc7dde219f8 (patch)
tree841e315a7c4c54910bcc72868f4eb92a51fcc092 /Documentation/public-inbox-init.pod
parent3ba0028804c50b75b1854d0c2bf637ebce0aa8b1 (diff)
For archivists with only newer mail archives, this option allows
reserving reserve NNTP article numbers for yet-to-be-archived
old messages.  Indexers will need to be updated to support this
feature in future commits.

-V1 inboxes will now be initialized with SQLite and Xapian
support if this option is used, or if --indexlevel= is
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@@ -39,6 +39,20 @@ See L<public-inbox-config(5)> for more information.
 Default: C<full>
+=item -N, --skip-artnum
+This option allows archivists to publish incomplete archives
+with only new mail while allowing NNTP article numbers
+to be reserved for yet-to-be-archived old mail.
+This is mainly intended for users of C<--skip-epoch> (documented below)
+but may be of use to L<public-inbox-v1-format(5)> users.
+There is no automatic way to use reserved NNTP article numbers
+when old mail is found, yet.
+Default: unset, no NNTP article numbers are skipped
 =item -S, --skip-epoch
 For C<-V2> (L<public-inbox-v2-format(5)>) inboxes only, this option