file transport program for the UUCP system
The uucico command
is the file transport program for
work file transfers.
The uucico command takes the following options:
The first field in the
file is the ``Type'' field.
option forces uucico to only use entries in the ``Type'' field that match the
user specified type.
The specified type is usually the name of a local area network.
This option specifies the directory spool_directory that contains the
uucp work files to be transferred.
The default spool directory is /var/spool/uucp.
Force execution of uucico.
This option can be used to force a connection to a remote
system even if no work files are to be transferred.
The limit on the maximum number of uucico
processes defined in
This option currently has no effect.
A role_number of 1 is used for master mode.
A role_number of 0 is used for slave mode (default).
When uucico is started by a program or
a role_number of 1 should be used for master mode.
The -s option defines the remote system (system_name) that
uucico will try to contact.
It is required when the role is master;
system_name must be defined in the
In slave mode, sets the login name to be looked up in the
file instead of that of the invoking user.
queue jobs that will be transferred by
These jobs are normally started by the
scheduler, for debugging purposes, and can be started manually.
For example, the shell Uutry starts uucico with debugging turned on.
The debug_level is a number between 0 and 9.
Higher numbers give more
detailed debugging information.