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       Canto-fetch - A quiet feed fetcher.


       Canto-fetch  is  designed  to  be run through a cron job, every minute.
       Every time it’s run, it checks the timestamp on  each  index  file  and
       updates  the  feed,  if  necessary.  The format it produces is a simple
       UTF-8 encoded, NULL delimited text file on disk, readable by the  canto


       Canto-fetch  is  meant  to  be used through a cron, adding this line to
       your crontab will cause canto-fetch to poll every minute.

       * * * * * canto-fetch

       Alternatively, if you’re unable/uncomfortable using  cron,  canto-fetch
       has  a  background  daemon  mode so you can invoke it in your X session
       scripts. Just use

       canto-fetch -b


       These options correspond to options to the canto client.

       -h / --help
              Print usage and quit.

       -v / --version
              Print version and quit.

       -V / --verbose
              Output status while updating.

       -d / --daemon
              Continue to check for updates every minute. Mostly for debugging
              with -V, users probably want -b to background.

       -b / --background
              Detach from the terminal (implies -d)

       -f / --force
              Force updates on all feeds, ignoring timestamps.

       -C / --conf [PATH]
              Set path to configuration file (default: ~/.canto/conf)

       -F / --fdir [PATH]
              Set path to feed directory (default: ~/.canto/feeds/)

       -L / --log [PATH]
              Set path to log (default: ~/.canto/fetchlog)

       -S / --sdir [PATH]
              Set the path to execurl scripts (default ~/.canto/scripts/)


              Canto-fetch log file.

              This is the directory where canto-fetch records stories.


       None known, but it’s not outside of the realm of possibility =P.



       Jack Miller <>