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authorEric Wong <e@yhbt.net>2020-08-20 20:24:39 +0000
committerEric Wong <e@yhbt.net>2020-08-20 21:11:04 +0000
commit6f5b7803c82c45105272802b818df684b87bd2ec (patch)
treee4c9b6bc5096b62a0074b03f65f266ee67ca0ce1 /Documentation/public-inbox-init.pod
parent3f3867da5e5ff10b941e942c9974ddbf1e5464c1 (diff)
We can reduce the need to edit the config file for NNTP group names
this way.
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@@ -39,6 +39,21 @@ See L<public-inbox-config(5)> for more information.
 Default: C<full>
+=item --ng, --newsgroup NEWSGROUP
+The NNTP group name for use with L<public-inbox-nntpd(8)>.  This
+may be any newsgroup name with hierarchies delimited by C<.>.
+For example, the newsgroup for L<mailto:meta@public-inbox.org>
+is: C<inbox.comp.mail.public-inbox.meta>
+This may be set after-the-fact via C<publicinbox.$NAME.newsgroup>
+in the configuration file.  See L<public-inbox-config(5)> for more
+Available since public-inbox 1.6.0 (PENDING).
+Default: none.
 =item -N, --skip-artnum
 This option allows archivists to publish incomplete archives
@@ -94,10 +109,12 @@ Used to override the default C<~/.public-inbox/config> value.
-This tool predates NNTP support in public-inbox and is missing
-C<newsgroup> and many of the options documented in
-L<public-inbox-config(5)>.  See L<public-inbox-config(5)> for all the
-options which may be applied to a given inbox.
+Some of the options documented in L<public-inbox-config(5)>
+require editing the config file.  Old versions lack the
+C<--ng>/C<--newsgroup> parameter
+See L<public-inbox-config(5)> for all the options which may be applied
+to a given inbox.
 =head1 CONTACT