innfeed -s option?
fschlich at CIS.FU-Berlin.DE
Sun Jan 23 20:12:07 UTC 2011
this one is more question than patch: while fixing two typos in the
innfeed manpage, I noticed an undocumented -s option. It makes innfeed
spawn a child subProgram given as a value to -s
what's the purpose of this? Can we document it, or is it obsolete and
should be removed?
@@ -432,9 +432,12 @@ The ``\fI\-p\fP'' flag is used to specify the filename to write the pid of the
process into. A relative path is relative to <pathrun\ in\ inn.conf>. The
default is ``\fIinnfeed.pid\fP''.
+FIXME: expects an argument subProgram. innfeed forks and execlp's "sh -c subProgram"
The ``\fI\-S\fP'' flag specifies the name of the file to write the periodic
-staus to. If the path is relative it is considered relative to
+status to. If the path is relative it is considered relative to
<pathlog\ in\ inn.conf>. The default is ``\fIinnfeed.status\fP''.
@@ -481,7 +484,7 @@ matter how big the ``max-connectiond'' field specifies. Thus a value
of 0 for ``initial-connections'' means nothing will happen in ``-x''
-Innfeed does not automatically grab the file out of out.going--this needs
+Innfeed does not automatically grab the file out of outgoing--this needs
to be prepared for it by external means.
Probably too many other bugs to count.
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