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.\" $Id: ramkomd.8,v 1.3 1991/08/22 23:41:12 linus Exp $
.\" $Date: 1991/08/22 23:41:12 $
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.TH ramkomd 8 "August 22, 1991"
.SH NAME
ramkomd - LysKOM server
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B /usr/lyskom/bin/ramkomd 
[
.B -d
] [
.B -q
] [
.BI -D database-directory
] [
.BI -p clientportnumber
] [
.BI -P muxportnumber
] [
.B -a
]
.SH DESCRIPTION
This program runs a LysKOM server.
.PP
It listens for connections on the given portnumbers (defaults are 4894
for the 
.I clientportnumber
and 4787 for the
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.IR muxportnumber ).
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.SH OPTIONS
.TP
.B \-d
Adds one to the debug-level i.e. increases the amount of output on the
stderr from the process.
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Using one
.B \-d
make the process print a
.I >
for every timeout, a message for every person that is connecting or
disconnecting and a message for every succesful or unsuccessful
communication to the process.
.TP
.B \-q
Never save the database.
.TP
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.BI \-D database-directory
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Use the database in the
.I database-directory.
.br
Example: If your database is in
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.B $HOME/lyskom/db
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you should use the option
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.B \-D$HOME/lyskom
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.TP
.BI \-p clientportnumber
listens for clients on the port number
.I clientportnumber.
.TP
.BI \-P muxportnumber
listens for mux connections on the port number
.I muxportnumber.
A mux connection is a connection using a special protocoll to allow
several sessions within one connection.
.TP
.B \-a
Do not send any non-requested messages. This disables the sending of
messages about events in the server to all connections.
.SH FILES
.TP 20
.B /usr/lyskom
Default database directory.
.TP
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.IB database-directory /db/ramkomd-data
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File with all the elements and pointers.
.TP
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.IB database-directory /db/ramkomd-texts
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File with the texts.
.TP
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.IB database-directory /etc/pid
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File with the pid of the lyskom-process.
.TP
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.IB database-directory /db/ramkomd-backup
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Backup file with all data.
.SH BUGS
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Small memory leak.
.PP
There is no practical handling of security.
.PP
The choice of asynchronously issued messages is not very good.
.PP
The so called "data base" is a joke.
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.SH AUTHOR
Per Cederqvist <ceder@lysator.liu.se>
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.SH NOTE
Version 2.0 on its way.