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    public-inbox uses Message-ID identifiers in URLs.
    One may look up messages by substituting Message-IDs
    (without the leading '<' or trailing '>') into the URL.
    Forward slash ('/') characters in the Message-IDs
    need to be escaped as "%2F" (without quotes).

    Thus, it is possible to retrieve any message by its
    Message-ID by going to:<Message-ID>/

	(without the '<' or '>')

    Message-IDs are described at:


    This public-inbox has search functionality provided by Xapian.

    It supports typical AND, OR, NOT, '+', '-' queries present
    in other search engines.

    We also support search prefixes to limit the scope of the
    search to certain fields.

    Prefixes supported in this installation include:

        s:       match within Subject  e.g. s:"a quick brown fox"
        d:       date range as YYYYMMDD  e.g. d:19931002..20101002
                 Open-ended ranges such as d:19931002.. and d:..20101002
                 are also supported
        dt:      date-time range as YYYYMMDDhhmmss (e.g. dt:19931002011000..19931002011200)
        b:       match within message body, including text attachments
        nq:      match non-quoted text within message body
        q:       match quoted text within message body
        n:       match filename of attachment(s)
        t:       match within the To header
        c:       match within the Cc header
        f:       match within the From header
        a:       match within the To, Cc, and From headers
        tc:      match within the To and Cc headers
        l:       match contents of the List-Id header
        bs:      match within the Subject and body
        dfn:     match filename from diff
        dfa:     match diff removed (-) lines
        dfb:     match diff added (+) lines
        dfhh:    match diff hunk header context (usually a function name)
        dfctx:   match diff context lines
        dfpre:   match pre-image git blob ID
        dfpost:  match post-image git blob ID
        dfblob:  match either pre or post-image git blob ID

    Most prefixes are probabilistic, meaning they support stemming
    and wildcards ('*').  Ranges (such as 'd:') and boolean prefixes
    do not support stemming or wildcards.
    The upstream Xapian query parser documentation fully explains
    the query syntax:

message threading

    Message threading is enabled for this public-inbox,
    additional endpoints for message threads are available:


      Loads the thread belonging to the given <Message-ID>
      in flat chronological order.  The "#u" anchor
      focuses the browser on the given <Message-ID>.


      Loads the thread belonging to the given <Message-ID>
      in threaded order with nesting.  For deep threads,
      this requires a wide display or horizontal scrolling.

    Both of these HTML endpoints are suitable for offline reading
    using the thread overview at the bottom of each page.

    Users of feed readers may follow a particular thread using:


      Which loads the thread in Atom Syndication Standard
      described at Wikipedia and RFC4287:

      Atom Threading Extensions (RFC4685) is supported:

    Finally, the gzipped mbox for a thread is available for
    downloading and importing into your favorite mail client:


    We use the mboxrd variant of the mbox format described


    This help text is maintained by public-inbox developers
    reachable via plain-text email at:
    Their inbox is archived at:

Make-initrd development discussion

This inbox may be cloned and mirrored by anyone:

	git clone --mirror make-initrd/git/0.git

	# If you have public-inbox 1.1+ installed, you may
	# initialize and index your mirror using the following commands:
	public-inbox-init -V2 make-initrd make-initrd/ \
	public-inbox-index make-initrd

Example config snippet for mirrors.
Newsgroup available over NNTP:

AGPL code for this site: git clone