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


IPWIRES takes an incoming wire file and inserts it in to the spool/wires/WQ
directory; where WQ is the WQ hdr field. At the top of the file, the DI hdr
field is filled in as per the parameter file suggests.

The WQ field is normally set in the USERS destination file. If not found, the
Source (SU header field) is used as that is normally the Agency name.

At the same time it can maintain a very fast scroll directory file per
destination queue for speedy access to individual files. This file is called
'WQ' with a pathname of spool/savwires/dir. The savwires path may be changed on

The program first goes and gets its parameter file :

The format of this file is :
;	WIRES setup file
;	Describe the header line for each incoming wire service
wire:PAT	Cat:XC Pri:XP Key:XK (day:$d)
wire:EXTEL	XP Key:XK 
; stick the Headline/Keyword as the first line
wire:LATAM	XK - HKrn

; use these two to map different Fiphdr fields

Note that the key - LATAM in the last example is EITHER the SU field or the WU
field. The latter usually is added at the USERS/ipwheel stage.

Individual incoming files can specify different headers and translation tables
using FIP header fields.

Writer users can be notified of urgent copy by specifying the user logons in
the DM FIP header field.

Input parameters are (all optional) :
	-i : input queue to scan		default: spool/2wires
	-o : output path to leave 		default: spool/savwires
		The file is left in spool/savwires/agencyname
		where agencyname is the contents of the SU field.
		The output path MAY be on another partition to spool
	-l : log all incoming files		default: no logging
	-t : interval betwix queue scans	default: 5 secs
	-x : no of items in wire directory	default: last 100 items
	-y : max file size of each dir entry	default: 150 chrs
	-z : name of parameter file		default: tables/setup/WIRES
	-v : print version no and exit

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