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commit 7eed9240a7a1d7deb4772c4c30398c028cae8049
parent 841984f6453b351efec3953c5b53fc56a6b1d91c
Author: Larry Hynes <larry@larryhynes.com>
Date:   Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:11:08 +0100

Changes to magrep.1

- Try not to use 'messages msgs'
- 'matches' instead of 'instead match'
- 'specified' instead of 'passed'
- Clarify default use of current sequence
- Simplify some language used
- List '-p' output in the order it is printed
- Remove superfluous 'the'
- Bring EXIT STATUS in line with '.Ex -std'

Closes: #42 [via git-merge-pr]

man/magrep.1 | 46+++++++++++++++++++++++-----------------------
1 file changed, 23 insertions(+), 23 deletions(-)

diff --git a/man/magrep.1 b/man/magrep.1 @@ -14,9 +14,9 @@ .Op Ar msgs\ ... .Sh DESCRIPTION .Nm -prints the messages +prints the names of files from the specified .Ar msgs -where the value of +if the value of .Ar header matches the POSIX Extended Regular Expression .Ar regex . @@ -25,42 +25,42 @@ If .Ar header is empty, .Nm -will instead match against the Maildir flags of the messages. +matches against the Maildir flags of +.Ar msgs . .Pp If .Ar header is .Sq Cm \&/ , .Nm -will instead search the plain text parts of the -.Em body -of the messages. +searches any plain text parts of the +.Ar msgs +body. .Pp See .Xr mmsg 7 for the message argument syntax. If no .Ar msgs -are passed, and +are specified, and .Nm is used interactively, -.Nm -will default to the current sequence. +the current sequence will be searched. .Pp The options are as follows: .Bl -tag -width Ds .It Fl a Search for .Ar regex -only in all RFC 2822 address parts in -.Ar header . +in RFC 2822 address +.Ar header +parts only. .It Fl c -Don't print matching messages, -just display the number of matched messages. +Only print a count of matching messages. .It Fl d Decode the .Ar header -according to RFC 2047 first. +according to RFC 2047 prior to searching. .It Fl i Match .Ar regex @@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ Do not show more than .Ar max matches. .It Fl o -Print each match, +Print each match only, not the entire line. This option is ignored if .Fl c , @@ -79,14 +79,15 @@ or .Fl v is specified. .It Fl p -Print matching messages -.Ar msgs , -the matching line and the header. +Print the file name, +the header and the matching line +for each of the matched +.Ar msgs . If .Fl o is specified each match is printed, instead of the matching line. -This option is ignored if the +This option is ignored if .Fl c , .Fl q or @@ -96,15 +97,14 @@ is specified. Quiet mode: do not print anything, quit as soon as possible. .It Fl v -Invert the match, print (or count) all messages where +Invert the match; print (or count) all files where .Ar regex does not match. .El .Sh EXIT STATUS .Nm -returns with exit status 0 if a match was found, -with exit status 1 if no match was found, -and with exit status higher than 1 if an error occurred. +exits 0 on success, 1 if no match was found +and >1 if an error occurs. .Sh SEE ALSO .Xr grep 1 , .Xr mmsg 7 ,