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dump_socksfc - Display contents of frozen configuratyion file for SOCKS clients

DUMP_SOCKSFC(8) System Manager's Manual DUMP_SOCKSFC(8)

NAME

dump_socksfc - Display contents of frozen configuratyion file for SOCKS clients

SYNOPSIS

dump_socksfc [infile]

DESCRIPTION

dump_socksfc reads in a frozen configuration file for the SOCKS clients and produces a listing of its contents on the standard output.
 
The argument is optional; if omitted, /etc/socks.fc is assumed.
 
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.

FILES

/etc/socks.fc, /etc/socks.conf

SEE ALSO

make_socksfc(8), socks.conf(5), socks.fc(5)

AUTHOR

Ying-Da Lee, yingda@esd.sgi.com or yingda@best.com
May 6, 1996 Debian Sid