MBK_IN_FILTER.1alc man page

MBK_IN_FILTER ā€” define the input filter

Description

MBK_IN_FILTER set the input filter for reading compressed Alliance files. Filter is typically a string containing filename and options. This filter must read compressed data flow on it standard input and write non compressed data flow on it standard output. Files are taken in the first directory where they are found according to the environment variable MBK_CATA_LIB. If a file compressed version and a file non compressed version exist booth in the same directory, the non compressed is opended, and a warning message is supllyed. To activate filters, variable MBK_FILTER_SFX must be set.

Example

Opening compressed files with gzip :
	setenv MBK_IN_FILTER "/asim/gnu/bin/gunzip -c"
	setenv MBK_FILTER_SFX ".gz"

See Also

mbk(3), MBK_FILTER_SFX(1), MBK_OUT_FILTER(1), mbkenv(3).

Referenced By

MBK_FILTER_SFX.1alc(1), MBK_OUT_FILTER.1alc(1).

October 1, 1999 ASIM/LIP6 MBK ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES