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uustat(1p)

IEEE/The Open Group
2013

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PROLOG

This manual page is part of the POSIX Programmer’s Manual. The Linux implementation of this interface may differ (consult the corresponding Linux manual page for details of Linux behavior), or the interface may not be implemented on Linux.

NAME

uustat — uucp status enquiry and job control

SYNOPSIS

uustat [-q|-k jobid|-r jobid]

uustat [-s system] [-u user]

DESCRIPTION

The uustat utility shall display the status of, or cancel, previously specified uucp requests, or provide general status on uucp connections to other systems.
When no options are given, uustat shall write to standard output the status of all uucp requests issued by the current user.
Typical implementations of this utility require a communications line configured to use the Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008, Chapter 11, General Terminal Interface, but other communications means may be used. On systems where there are no available communications means (either temporarily or permanently), this utility shall write an error message describing the problem and exit with a non-zero exit status.

OPTIONS

The uustat utility shall conform to the Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008, Section 12.2, Utility Syntax Guidelines.
The following options shall be supported:
-q Write the jobs queued for each machine.
-k jobid Kill the uucp request whose job identification is jobid. The application shall ensure that the killed uucp request belongs to the person invoking uustat unless that user has appropriate privileges.
-r jobid Rejuvenate jobid. The files associated with jobid are touched so that their modification time is set to the current time. This prevents the cleanup program from deleting the job until the jobs modification time reaches the limit imposed by the program.
-s system Write the status of all uucp requests for remote system system.
-u user Write the status of all uucp requests issued by user.

OPERANDS

None.

STDIN

Not used.

INPUT FILES

None.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

The following environment variables shall affect the execution of uustat:
LANG Provide a default value for the internationalization variables that are unset or null. (See the Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008, Section 8.2, Internationalization Variables for the precedence of internationalization variables used to determine the values of locale categories.)
LC_ALL If set to a non-empty string value, override the values of all the other internationalization variables.
LC_CTYPE Determine the locale for the interpretation of sequences of bytes of text data as characters (for example, single-byte as opposed to multi-byte characters in arguments).
LC_MESSAGES Determine the locale that should be used to affect the format and contents of diagnostic messages written to standard error, and informative messages written to standard output.
NLSPATH Determine the location of message catalogs for the processing of LC_MESSAGES.

ASYNCHRONOUS EVENTS

Default.

STDOUT

The standard output shall consist of information about each job selected, in an unspecified format. The information shall include at least the job ID, the user ID or name, and the remote system name.

STDERR

The standard error shall be used only for diagnostic messages.

OUTPUT FILES

None.

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION

None.

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values shall be returned:
0 Successful completion.
>0 An error occurred.

CONSEQUENCES OF ERRORS

Default.
The following sections are informative.

APPLICATION USAGE

This utility is part of the UUCP Utilities option and need not be supported by all implementations.

EXAMPLES

None.

RATIONALE

None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS

None.

SEE ALSO

uucp
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008, Chapter 8, Environment Variables, Chapter 11, General Terminal Interface, Section 12.2, Utility Syntax Guidelines

COPYRIGHT

Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2013 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, Copyright (C) 2013 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. (This is POSIX.1-2008 with the 2013 Technical Corrigendum 1 applied.) In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.unix.org/online.html .
Any typographical or formatting errors that appear in this page are most likely to have been introduced during the conversion of the source files to man page format. To report such errors, see https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/reporting_bugs.html .
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