innfeed -s option?

Florian Schlichting 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?

Florian


--- a/doc/man/innfeed.1
+++ b/doc/man/innfeed.1
@@ -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''.
 .TP
+.B \-s
+FIXME: expects an argument subProgram. innfeed forks and execlp's "sh -c subProgram"
+.TP
 .B \-S
 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''.
 .TP
 .B \-v
@@ -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''
 mode.
 .PP
-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.
 .PP
 Probably too many other bugs to count.

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