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Extend usage message with info on config and logging

Alois Mahdal 2 years ago
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@@ -7,9 +7,17 @@ usage() {
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     #
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     local self      # our name
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     self=$(basename "$0")
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-    echo "usage: $self [options] message" >&2
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-    echo "usage: $self [options] [-l max_lines] [-L max_width] -f message_file|-" >&2
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-    echo "options: [-h host] [-p port] [-n nick] [-c context] [-u user]" >&2
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+    {
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+        echo "usage: $self [options] message"
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+        echo "usage: $self [options] [-l max_lines] [-L max_width] -f message_file|-"
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+        echo "options: [-h host] [-p port] [-n nick] [-c context] [-u user]"
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+        echo ""
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+        echo "Defaults for options can be defined as POSIX shell assignments under"
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+        echo "/etc/notifirc.rc or ~/.notifirc.rc. (E.g. 'nick=jdoe', 'max_width=40')."
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+        echo ""
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+        echo "All is logged under /var/log/notifirc.log, ~/.notifirc.log, or"
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+        echo "/tmp/notifirc.log, whichever $self can write to."
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+    } >&2
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     exit 2
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 }
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