rsports - Rose port configuration file.
is an ASCII file that contains information about each of the Rose
ports that are to be used. When dealing with a Rose utility such as
it takes an optional argument that is the port name. This port
name is a reference to the line within rsports,
which has the same
name. The information on each line contains enough information to bind the
command to a particular Rose interface, this binding is done by matching the
address on the line in rsports
with the address of the port set by
file may contain comments that begin with a # in the first
column, or a port description in the following format, each field being
delimited by white space:
name address description
The field descriptions are:
- this is the unique Rose port identifier.
- the address of the Rose interface to bind to.
- a free format description of this interface, this field
extends to the end of the line. It may contain spaces.