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UUCP(1C)                                                              UUCP(1C)



NAME
       uucp, uulog - unix to unix copy

SYNOPSIS
       uucp [ option ] ...  source-file ...  destination-file

       uulog [ option ] ...

DESCRIPTION
       Uucp  copies  files  named by the source-file arguments to the destina-
       tion-file argument.  A file name may be a path name on your machine, or
       may have the form

              system-name!pathname

       where  `system-name'  is  taken  from a list of system names which uucp
       knows about.  Shell metacharacters ?*[] appearing in the pathname  part
       will be expanded on the appropriate system.

       Pathnames may be one of

       (1)    a full pathname;

       (2)    a  pathname  preceded  by  ~user;  where user is a userid on the
              specified system and is replaced by that user's login directory;

       (3)    anything else is prefixed by the current directory.

       If the result is an erroneous pathname for the remote system  the  copy
       will  fail.   If  the destination-file is a directory, the last part of
       the source-file name is used.

       Uucp preserves execute permissions across the  transmission  and  gives
       0666 read and write permissions (see chmod(2)).

       The following options are interpreted by uucp.

       -d     Make all necessary directories for the file copy.

       -c     Use  the  source  file  when copying out rather than copying the
              file to the spool directory.

       -m     Send mail to the requester when the copy is complete.

       Uulog maintains a summary log of uucp and uux(1)  transactions  in  the
       file  `/usr/spool/uucp/LOGFILE'  by  gathering information from partial
       log files named `/usr/spool/uucp/LOG.*.?'.  It removes the partial  log
       files.

       The options cause uulog to print logging information:

       -ssys  Print information about work involving system sys.

       -uuser Print information about work done for the specified user.

FILES
       /usr/spool/uucp - spool directory
       /usr/lib/uucp/* - other data and program files

SEE ALSO
       uux(1), mail(1)
       D. A. Nowitz, Uucp Implementation Description

WARNING
       The  domain  of remotely accessible files can (and for obvious security
       reasons, usually should) be severely restricted.  You will very  likely
       not be able to fetch files by pathname; ask a responsible person on the
       remote system to send them to you.  For the same reasons you will prob-
       ably not be able to send files to arbitrary pathnames.

BUGS
       All files received by uucp will be owned by uucp.
       The  -m option will only work sending files or receiving a single file.
       (Receiving multiple files specified by special  shell  characters  ?*[]
       will not activate the -m option.)



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