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authorEric Wong <e@80x24.org>2021-09-21 07:41:59 +0000
committerEric Wong <e@80x24.org>2021-09-21 19:18:36 +0000
commitc1cfe2c2ff17bca3cafb9dea4d7a7697eeab9683 (patch)
treedcad22ec6df905ca6f19f00744b33fa1356e8946 /Documentation
parent21fd0da3bcfba4d3564d262f88d3fd7479b6d5ee (diff)
Avoid slurping gigantic (e.g. 100000) result sets into a single
response if a giant limit is specified, and instead use 10000
as a window for the mset with a given offset.  We'll also warn
and hint towards about the --limit= switch when the estimated
result set is larger than the default limit.
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/lei-q.pod b/Documentation/lei-q.pod
index 2823ced8..e1e3666d 100644
--- a/Documentation/lei-q.pod
+++ b/Documentation/lei-q.pod
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ lei q [OPTIONS] (--stdin|-)
-Search for messages across the lei store and externals.
+Search for messages across the lei/store and externals.
 =for comment
 TODO: Give common prefixes, or at least a description/reference.
@@ -192,7 +192,9 @@ Default: fcntl,dotlock
 =item -n NUMBER
-Limit the number of matches.
+Fuzzy limit the number of matches per-local external and lei/store.
+Messages added by the L<--threads> switch do not count towards this
+limit, and there is no limit on remote externals.
 Default: 10000