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uucp(1c) [ultrix man page]

uucp(1c)																  uucp(1c)

Name
       uucp, uulog, uuname - unix to unix copy

Syntax
       uucp [option...] source-file...	destination-file

       uulog [option...]

       uuname [option...]

Description
       The  command  copies  files  named by the source-file arguments to the destination-file argument.  A file name either may be a path name on
       your machine or may have the form

	      system-name!pathname

       where `system-name' is taken from a list of system names which knows about.  Shell metacharacters ?*[] appearing in the pathname part  will
       be expanded on the appropriate system.

       Pathnames  may  be  a  full  pathname, a pathname preceded by ~user, where user is a userid on the specified system and is replaced by that
       user's login directory, or anything else prefixed by the current directory.

       If the result is an erroneous pathname for the remote system, the copy will fail.  If the destination-file is a directory, the last part of
       the  source-file  name is used.	If a simple ~user destination is inaccessible to data is copied to a spool directory and the user is noti-
       fied by

       The command preserves execute permissions across the transmission and gives 0666 read and write permissions.  For further information, see

Options
       The following options are interpreted by

       -d Creates all necessary directories for the file copy.

       -c Uses the source file when copying out rather than copying the file to the spool directory.

       -m Sends you mail when the copy is complete.

       -nrec
	  Sends mail to the recipient.

       -W Expands only local files.  Normally files names are prepended with the current working directory if a full path is not  specified.   The
	  -W tells to expand local files only.

       The command prints a summary of and transactions that were recorded in the file

       The options cause to print logging information:

       -ssys
	  Displays information about work involving specified system.

       -uuser
	  Displays information about work involving specified user.

       The command lists the uucp names of known systems.

       -l Lists local system name.

Warnings
       The  domain  of	remotely  accessible  files  can (and for obvious security reasons, usually should) be severely restricted.  You will very
       likely not be able to fetch files by pathname.  Ask a responsible person on the remote system to send them to you.  For the  same  reasons,
       you will probably not be able to send files to arbitrary pathnames.

Restrictions
       All files received by will be owned by uucp.
       The  -m	option	will  only work sending files or receiving a single file.  (Receiving multiple files specified by special shell characters
       ?*[] will not activate the -m option.)

Files
       /usr/spool/uucp - spool directory
       /usr/lib/uucp/* - other data and program files
       /etc/acucap - shared autodial modem database

See Also
       mail(1), uux(1c), acucap(5)
       "Uucp Implementation Description," ULTRIX Supplementary Documentation, Vol. III:System Manager

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NAME
uucp - unix to unix copy SYNOPSIS
uucp [ -acCdfmr ] [ -nuser ] [ -ggrade ] [ -sspool ] [ -xdebug ] source-file.... destination-file DESCRIPTION
Uucp copies files named by the source-file arguments to the destination-file argument. A file name may be a pathname on your machine, or may have the form system-name!pathname where `system-name' is taken from a list of system names that uucp knows about. Shell metacharacters ?*[] appearing in the pathname part will be expanded on the appropriate system. Pathnames may be one of:(1) a full pathname; (2) a pathname preceded by ~user; where user is a userid on the specified system and is replaced by that user's login directory; (3) a pathname prefixed by ~, where ~ is expanded into the system's public directory (usually /usr/spool/uucppublic); (4) a partial pathname, which is prefixed by the current directory. If the result is an erroneous pathname for the remote system, the copy will fail. If the destination-file is a directory, the last part of the source-file name is used. Uucp preserves execute permissions across the transmission and gives 0666 read and write permissions (see chmod(2)). The following options are interpreted by uucp. -a Avoid doing a getwd to find the current directory. (This is sometimes used for efficiency.) -c Use the source file when copying out rather than copying the file to the spool directory. (This is the default.) -C Copy the source file to the spool directory and transmit the copy. -d Make all necessary directories for the file copy. (This is the default.) -f Do not make intermediate directories for the file copy. -ggrade Grade is a single letter/number; lower ASCII sequence characters will cause a job to be transmitted earlier during a particular con- versation. Default is `n'. By way of comparison, uux(1C) defaults to `A'; mail is usually sent at `C'. -m Send mail to the requester when the copy is complete. -nuser Notify user on remote system (i.e., send user mail) that a file was sent. -r Do not start the transfer, just queue the job. -sspool Use spool as the spool directory instead of the default. -xdebug Turn on the debugging at level debug. FILES
/usr/spool/uucp - spool directory /etc/uucp/* - data and configuration files SEE ALSO
uux(1C), mail(1) D. A. Nowitz and M. E. Lesk, A Dial-Up Network of UNIX Systems. D. A. Nowitz, Uucp Implementation Description. WARNING
The domain of remotely accessible files can (and for obvious security reasons, usually should) be severely restricted. You will very likely not be able to fetch files by pathname; ask a responsible person on the remote system to send them to you. For the same reasons you will probably not be able to send files to arbitrary pathnames. BUGS
All files received by uucp will be owned by the uucp administrator (usually UID 5). The -m option will only work sending files or receiving a single file. (Receiving multiple files specified by special shell characters ?*[] will not activate the -m option.) At present uucp cannot copy to a system several "hops" away, that is, a command of the form uucp myfile system1!system2!system3!yourfile is not permitted. Use uusend(1C) instead. When invoking uucp from csh(1), the `!' character must be prefixed by the `' escape to inhibit csh's history mechanism. (Quotes are not sufficient.) Uucp refuses to copy a file that does not give read access to ``other''; that is, the file must have at least 0444 modes. 7th Edition April 24, 1986 UUCP(1)

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