gwd - Launches the GeneWeb Process
gwd [ command-line switches ]
gwd launches the GeneWeb "daemon" process. Once this is done, you can
attach to it using a web browser to view your genealogical data.
Connect to the GeneWeb process using a standard web browser using the
where "base" is the name of the database file.
GeneWeb is coded in the functional language Objective CAML, and can be
extended with byte-code or compiled code written in that language.
The primary documentation of gwd is in the HTML , documentation, which
you can find in the documentation directory (/usr/share/doc/geneweb on
Please look there for complete and up-to-date documentation.
-help Show possible options and switches
Path to the ’lang’ directory
Path to the documentation directory
Path to the GeneWeb database.
Path to the socket communications (Windows) and access count.
-cgi Force cgi mode.
URL for GeneWeb images (default: gwd send them)
Same than previous but directory name relative to current
-a <ip> Select a specific address (default = any address of this
Select a port number (default = 2317); > 1024 for normal users.
Display a link to local gwsetup in bottom of pages.
Set a wizard password: access to all dates and updating.
Set a friend password: access to all dates.
-wjf Wizard just friend (permanently)
Set a default language (default: en).
Select the user browser language if any.
Only accept queries from IP address <address>.
Authorization file to restrict access. The file must hold
lines of the form "user:password".
Redirect log trace to this file.
-nolock Do not lock files before writing.
Exclude connections when more than <cnt> requests in <sec>
Login timeout for entries with passwords in CGI mode (default
Send a message to say that this service has been redirected to
Print the failed passwords in log
Max number of clients treated at the same time (default: no
limit) (daemon only)
Connection timeout (default 120s; 0 means no limit)
-daemon Unix daemon mode.
Geneweb is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your
option) any later version.
Note : this copyright does not cover genealogic data bases generated by
GeneWeb, nor the use of GeneWeb as Web site server or CGI - this is
merely considered normal use of GeneWeb, and does not fall under the
the heading of "derived work". Also note that the GPL above is
copyrighted by the Free Software Foundation, but the instance of code
that it refers to (the software GeneWeb) is copyrighted by INRIA.