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Taylor UUCP 1.06
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   This is the documentation for the Taylor UUCP package, version 1.06.
The programs were written by Ian Lance Taylor.  The author can be
reached at `<ian@airs.com>', or at
     Ian Lance Taylor
     c/o Cygnus Support
     48 Grove Street
     Somerville, MA 02144
     USA

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Copying
Taylor UUCP Copying Conditions
Introduction
Introduction to Taylor UUCP
Invoking the UUCP Programs
Invoking the UUCP Programs
Installing Taylor UUCP
Installing Taylor UUCP
Using Taylor UUCP
Using Taylor UUCP
Configuration Files
Taylor UUCP Configuration Files
Protocols
UUCP Protocol Descriptions
Hacking
Hacking Taylor UUCP
Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements
Index (concepts)
Concept Index
Index (configuration file)
Index to New Configuration Files -- The Detailed Node Listing --

Invoking the UUCP Programs

Standard Options
Standard Options for the UUCP Programs
Invoking uucp
Invoking uucp
Invoking uux
Invoking uux
Invoking uustat
Invoking uustat
Invoking uuname
Invoking uuname
Invoking uulog
Invoking uulog
Invoking uuto
Invoking uuto
Invoking uupick
Invoking uupick
Invoking cu
Invoking cu
Invoking uucico
Invoking uucico
Invoking uuxqt
Invoking uuxqt
Invoking uuchk
Invoking uuchk
Invoking uuconv
Invoking uuconv
Invoking uusched
Invoking uusched

Invoking uucp

uucp Description
Description of uucp
uucp Options
Options Supported by uucp

Invoking uux

uux Description
Description of uux
uux Options
Options Supported by uux
uux Examples
Examples of uux Usage

Invoking uustat

uustat Description
Description of uustat
uustat Options
Options Supported by uustat
uustat Examples
Examples of uustat Usage

Invoking cu

cu Description
Description of cu
cu Commands
Commands Supported by cu
cu Variables
Variables Supported by cu
cu Options
Options Supported by cu

Invoking uucico

uucico Description
Description of uucico
uucico Options
Options Supported by uucico

Installing Taylor UUCP

Compilation
Compiling Taylor UUCP
Testing the Compilation
Testing the Compilation
Installing the Binaries
Installing the Binaries
Configuration
Configuring Taylor UUCP
Testing the Installation
Testing the Installation

Using Taylor UUCP

Calling Other Systems
Calling Other Systems
Accepting Calls
Accepting Calls
Mail and News
Using UUCP for Mail and News
The Spool Directory Layout
The Spool Directory Layout
Spool Directory Cleaning
Cleaning the UUCP Spool Directory

Using UUCP for Mail and News.

Sending mail or news
Sending mail or news via UUCP
Receiving mail or news
Receiving mail or news via UUCP

The Spool Directory Layout

System Spool Directories
System Spool Directories
Status Directory
Status Spool Directory
Execution Subdirectories
Execution Spool Subdirectories
Other Spool Subdirectories
Other Spool Subdirectories
Spool Lock Files
Spool Directory Lock Files

Taylor UUCP Configuration Files

Configuration Overview
Configuration File Overview
Configuration File Format
Configuration File Format
Configuration Examples
Examples of Configuration Files
Time Strings
How to Write Time Strings
Chat Scripts
How to Write Chat Scripts
config File
The Main Configuration File
sys File
The System Configuration File
port File
The Port Configuration Files
dial File
The Dialer Configuration Files
UUCP Over TCP
UUCP Over TCP
Security
Security Issues

Examples of Configuration Files

config File Examples
Examples of the Main Configuration File
Leaf Example
Call a Single Remote Site
Gateway Example
The Gateway for Several Local Systems

The Main Configuration File

Miscellaneous (config)
Miscellaneous config File Commands
Configuration File Names
Using Different Configuration Files
Log File Names
Using Different Log Files
Debugging Levels
Debugging Levels

The System Configuration File

Defaults and Alternates
Using Defaults and Alternates
Naming the System
Naming the System
Calling Out
Calling Out
Accepting a Call
Accepting a Call
Protocol Selection
Protocol Selection
File Transfer Control
File Transfer Control
Miscellaneous (sys)
Miscellaneous sys File Commands
Default sys File Values
Default Values

Calling Out

When to Call
When to Call
Placing the Call
Placing the Call
Logging In
Logging In

UUCP Over TCP

TCP Client
Connecting to Another System Over TCP
TCP Server
Running a TCP Server

UUCP Protocol Internals

UUCP Protocol Sources
Sources for UUCP Protocol Information
UUCP Grades
UUCP Grades
UUCP Lock Files
UUCP Lock Files
Execution File Format
Execution File Format
UUCP Protocol
UUCP Protocol
g Protocol
g protocol
f Protocol
f protocol
t Protocol
t protocol
e Protocol
e protocol
Big G Protocol
G protocol
i Protocol
i protocol
j Protocol
j protocol
x Protocol
x protocol
y Protocol
y protocol
d Protocol
d protocol
h Protocol
h protocol
v Protocol
v protocol

UUCP Protocol

The Initial Handshake
The Initial Handshake
UUCP Protocol Commands
UUCP Protocol Commands
The Final Handshake
The Final Handshake

UUCP Protocol Commands

The S Command
The S Command
The R Command
The R Command
The X Command
The X Command
The E Command
The E Command
The H Command
The H Command

Hacking Taylor UUCP

System Dependence
System Dependence
Naming Conventions
Naming Conventions
Patches
Patches