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kibozerc
documentation on configuration files for News::Archive

kibozerc - documentation on configuration files for News::Archive


NAME

kibozerc - documentation on configuration files for News::Archive


DESCRIPTION

News::Archive scripts are locally configured with the ~/.kibozerc file, or whatever file is set at run-time. This file is a parsable perl script that offers local configuration.

Necessary Keys

$KIBOZEDIR = ``'';
Should be set to a valid directory where the kiboze files can be stored.

$LOCALNAME = ``'';
The hostname that should be added to the Path: and Xref: of all articles archived in the News::Archive object.

Optional Keys

$DB_TYPE
The database type that we will use for storing the history file and such. Defaults to DB_File; you may want to set this to SDBM_File if that isn't installed.

%SERVERS
A hash of server/newsrc pairs to keep track of downloaded information. Defaults to { $ENV{'NEWSSERVER'} => ``$KIBOZEDIR/newsrc'' }. This file has to be populated.

$MAXARTS
Maximum number of articles for kiboze.pl to get per-run; defaults to 1000.

$TITLE
Web page title.

$HTMLHEAD
A coderef to call for HTML headers. Defaults within each script.

$HTMLFOOT
A coderef to call for HTML footers. Defaults within each script.

$STYLESHEET
A stylesheet to load with $HTMLHEAD.


SAMPLE FILE


  $STYLESHEET   = "stylesheet.css";               # Per-directory basis.

  $KIBOZEDIR    = "/home/tskirvin/news/cmi";      # Where to put the files?

  $DB_TYPE      = "DB_File";                      # What kind of database?

  %SERVERS      = (

        "news.ks.uiuc.edu"  =>  "$KIBOZEDIR/newsrc",

                  );

  $MAXARTS      = 10000;

  $ARCHIVEGROUP = "";

  $LOCALNAME    = "archive.killfile.org";

  $TITLE        = "cmi.*";

  $DEBUG        = 0;


NOTES

Remember that a different configuration files can generally be selected with the '-c' option.


TODO

Make something to auto-configure a base kibozerc file.


SEE ALSO

News::Archive

kiboze.pl, mbox2news.pl, newsrecurse.pl


AUTHOR

Tim Skirvin <tskirvin@killfile.org>


HOMEPAGE

http://www.killfile.org/~tskirvin/software/news-archive/


LICENSE

This code may be redistributed under the same terms as Perl itself.


COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2003-2004, Tim Skirvin.

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