catdic man page

catdic — Download a dictionary


catdic [{-cs|-cannaserver} canna-server] [-i|-u user-name] remote-dic [-l local-file]


catdic downloads a dictionary file to the current directory.  The file downloaded is a dictionary file the dictionary name of which is remote-dic.  It is in the user dictionary directory of the machine  on which cannaserver(1M) is in operation.  (Hereafter, this machine  is called the remote host.)


-cs canna-server (or -cannaserver canna-server)

Specifies the name of the server machine that contains a dictionary to be  downloaded.


Downloads the system dictionary.

-u user-name

Specifies the user name.  Another user's dictionary can be referenced by  this user name.

-l local-file

local-file is the dictionary file name.  If it is omitted, the standard  output will be assumed.


  % catdic test

Outputs the contents of dictionary file “test” on the remote host, to the  standard output.

  % catdic test -l test2.t

Downloads dictionary file “test” on the remote host to current directory  file “test2.t”.

See Also

cannaserver(1M), lsdic(1), mkdic(1)

Referenced By