ipdelque (Sat Oct 25 2014 01:31:01)


This program deletes files from a queue. This can be a single shot (default) or
you can specify a delay which the program will wait before restarting ad

Normally a 30 second wait is applied before the program starts in case the
wrong queue etc has been selected.

Optionally only files that are older (ie last time modified) than a certain
number of days or minutes can be deleted. This can be changed to checking
creation time by input switch -c.

For queues that accept networked files, a file creep time can be set.

IPDELQUE is often used in the nightly maintenance script ZAPFIPLOG to trim
holding queues and sundry save areas.

Strings in data can be searched and files deleted or NOT accordingly using the
-g/-G switch (plus -s for case sensitivity if necessary).
	eg: ipdelque -q yuko -g "txtclass=edito*"
will delete files containing txtclass=edito* in /fip/spool/yuko.
	(Note the * is NOT a wild card here so we have quoted the string)

Filenames can be checked too with -k or -K.
	eg: ipdelque -q zibbo -K ttt
will delete all files in zibbo EXCEPT those with '.ttt' somewhere in the name

Input parameters are :
	Mandatory :
	-q : input queue name				default: none
		This can be a full pathname starting '/'
		or a relative to current path if starting '.' as in './xyz'
		otherwise it is assumed to be a queue under /fip/spool.
	Optional :
	-l : log all deleted files
		default: normally only one QUEUE DELETED msg appears
	-L : do NOT log if no files were deleted	default: (as above)
	-f : file wait					default: 0
		(ie wait x secs for file to finish before processing)
	-t : sleep between scans of the directory.	default: run once only
		The minimum scan time is 10 seconds -t 10
	-m : delete files if more than x days only	default: all files
		This deletes all files up to midnight before the day.
	-M : delete files if more than x mins only	default: all files
	-c : check time of creation			default: last modify
	-C : check file name				default: no checking beforehand
		only zap files if this checkfile exists
		This is to check that UNC, NAS and other remote drives are actually
mounted/accessible beore deleting
	-i : wait in secs before starting to delete	default: wait 30 secs
		-i 10	wait 10 seconds beforehand
		-i 0	do NOT wait before deleteing
		If the '-t' switch (spooling) is also on, this wait is
		applied to the FIRST scan only, after which it is ignored.
	-r : delete any Mac Resource forks in ./.rsrc	default: no
	-k : filename mask - if present, 		default: all files
		delete THIS file but NOT those without it.
	-K : filename mask - if present,		default: all files
		do NOT delete THIS file but delete those without it.
	-g : search string in data - if present, 	default: all files
		delete THIS file but NOT those without it.
	-G : search string in data - if present, 	default: all files
		do NOT delete THIS file but delete those without it.
	-s : search string is case SENSitive		default: case insens.
	-h : for search string in data, ignore the FipHdr. default: all data
	-E : add ExtraFipHdr information		default: none
	-a : age subqueues in this queue		default: no
		syntax is -a 8 for eight days worth
		- move any files in the queue to a new subqueue called
		- if the subparameter > 0, zap any subqueues older
			than that number of days
	-A : age subqueues and files in this queue	default: no
		Syntax is -A 3 for deleting all queues over 3 days old
		This variation is for queues that begin	YYMMDD or YYYYMMDD
			eg	970925-reuters
		All files or queues older than the date the program is run
		(minus the subparameter) are deleted.
		Any files or queues whose name does not start with a date
		are ignored.
	-OLD : for -a make the aged queue YYMMDD not CCYYMMDD
	-d : WINNT only drive letter for queue	default: drive Fip started on
	-Q : DO NOT create the folder if it does not exist	default: create
	-R : DestRedun Pseudo host when checking from 2 or more systems
		only the primary host actually does the delete	default: delete
		Eg if there is an entry in the tables/sys/DEST_REDUN file :
			nassvr	fip-l01v-p	fip-l02v-p
		and you run ipdelque -R nassvr -q /uncdrive/somefolder/subq/
		then fip-l02v-p will only run the delete if fip-l01v-p is down
		Usually, this is run to zap on shared drives in conjunction with -C (chkfile)
	-T : do NOT delete any files starting with a dot	default: delete
	-X : just display filename that should be zapped (ver 08k+ only) def: delete
	-v : version no and exit

From version 08k onwards there is also a -X input switch which displays the
files that would be deleted - BUT does not delete ! All previous version just
zap !

Version Control
;008p10	25sep97 added -A and -d
	;a 8oct97 added rmdir for NT
	;b 1may98 -a/-A now zaps queues on too
	;c/d 20dec99 BUG -a/-A and 00->100
	;e 12oct00 -A now zaps files (and folders) called '20001006.etc'
	;f 20nov00 allow spaces in WINNT folder names for -A
	;g 10jul02 zap res fork files too
	;h 03mar04 added -L
	;i 29nov04 bugette with spooled version not changing -m:BAD MOD PLS DONT USE
	;j-m 09feb05 reworked those times/dates again and added -X and better Winnt
log drive
	;n 02may06 -t 0 is now invalid - minimum time is 10 secs
	;o 17jun06 added -Q
	;p5 18jul06 bugette minutes -M 3 not working correctly ;2 cosmetic ;3-4
win-use del /S /F /Q
		;5 *nix- top and tail with apos
		;6 allow Fipseq for -q queue and -E (extraFipHdr)
			eg ipdelque -q /fip/data/raw.data/$e$y$i$d_ap -i 0 -M 2
		;7-8 27jan13 added -R DestRedun Pseudo host when checking from 2 or more
systems and -C chkfile
		;9-10 Linux NFS fudge - false ELOOP on readdir -

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