ipp3dist This program sends our illustrious file on to the next process. It scans queue p4wheel for incoming files. For each new file, it reads in the FIP header (if there is one). - checks the MagicCode is not on a STOP either - /p4/tmp/magicno/fipstop/(MAGIC) or - /p4/tmp/magicno/fipstop/(MAGIC)_(PIPELINE) if so, file is ignored - finds the last stage done in the YX field - finds the TITLE code in the YT field - not really used except for logging errors - finds the PUB code in the YP field - not used except for logging - determines the next stage by looking for the YS: field in the form YS:220.127.116.11 (process) - for each stage TO BE DONE at this level : reads the process finds the process in the P4PROCESS file stuffs the raw data form tmp/current into that queue in the DQ field as (Unid).(StageId) copies the stubfile to /p4/tmp/(pub)/stubfile/(Unid).(StageId) (Unid).(StageId) is \YI.\YX - if no stage is found - message that we have finished. - Each process is checked to see if it has been suspended /p4/tmp/skip.processes/(ProcessName) if so, the file gaily trips along to the next stage. P4PROCESS file is in tables/p4 and its syntax is : ; comment (destination) (tab) (fip-hdr1):(data1) (tab) (hdr2):(data2) ... (EOL) where destination is the DU field fip-hdr is the header field or flag data is the optional data for that field/flag For example ; P4PROCESS file rip DQ:mono-rip distiller DQ:distiller PP:6066 If the process is flagged as 'p4message', a log token is sent back and the the file is moved to the next stage(s). Input options (all optional) : -q : queue to scan default: spool/p4wheel -t : scan time default: 1 sec -z : name of P4PROCESS file in tables/p4 default: tables/p4/P4PROCESS -l : do NOT log everything through default: log -v : version and exit (copyright) 2021 and previous years FingerPost Ltd.