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SOCKS.FC(5)							File Formats Manual						       SOCKS.FC(5)

NAME
socks.fc - Frozen configuration file for SOCKS clients SYNOPSIS
/etc/socks.fc DESCRIPTION
The frozen configuration file is produced by make_socksfc and is essentially the memory image of the parsed configuration file. Using the frozen configuration file can reduce the start-up delay of the SOCKS client programs since they no longer have to parse the file contents. When the SOCKS client starts, it always looks for the frozen configuration file /etc/socks.fc first . If that file is not found, it then tries to use the plain-text configuration file /etc/socks.conf. If you use frozen configuration, you must remember to run make_socksfc every time after you modify the plain-text file or the SOCKS clients will continue to use the frozen file of a previous configuration. To find out the contents of a frozen configuration file, use dump_socksfc. SEE ALSO
dump_socksfc(8), make_socksfc(8), socks.conf(5), socks_clients(1) AUTHOR
Ying-Da Lee, yingda@esd.sgi.com or yingda@best.com May 6, 1996 SOCKS.FC(5)

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