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authorEric Wong <e@80x24.org>2021-10-05 09:40:17 +0000
committerEric Wong <e@80x24.org>2021-10-05 23:09:45 +0000
commitef68ada3b207fdb511ebe6d33b072a84277e6cd6 (patch)
tree1154347962fccb85bbf0d8fcbb6489f4045448a7 /Documentation
parent88344a50f62a39dcb5673b0aa42ebec7ec44bd71 (diff)
This lets administrators reindex specific time ranges
according to git "approxidate" formats.  These arguments
are passed directly to underlying git-log(1) invocations
and may still reach into old epochs.

Since these options rely on git committer dates (which we infer
from the most recent Received: header), they are not guaranteed
to be strictly tied to git history and it's possible to
over/under-reindex some messages.  It's probably not a major
problem in practice, though; reindexing a few extra messages
is generally harmless aside from some extra device wear.

Since this currently relies on git-log, these options do not
affect -extindex, yet.
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diff --git a/Documentation/public-inbox-index.pod b/Documentation/public-inbox-index.pod
index 57fedb69..c92b6de4 100644
--- a/Documentation/public-inbox-index.pod
+++ b/Documentation/public-inbox-index.pod
@@ -185,6 +185,16 @@ external indices are configured.
 Do not update the C<all> external index by default.  This negates
 all uses of C<-E> / C<--update-extindex=> on the command-line.
+=item --since=DATESTRING
+=item --after=DATESTRING
+=item --until=DATESTRING
+=item --before=DATESTRING
+Passed directly to L<git-log(1)> to limit changes for C<--reindex>
 =head1 FILES