emp_hub - Empire multiplexer
emp_hub [-persistent] [-debug] [-help] [-mirror] host port localport
emp_hub allows multiple clients to simultaneously connect to a single
Empire country. This allows you to use both a fast and a smart client
simultaneously. It also permits multiple corulers to log in at once.
host Hostname of the upstream server.
port TCP/IP port number the empire server is running on.
localport TCP/IP port number the emp_hub should listen to for
incoming client connections.
-mirror Copy commands and replies to all clients using new
protocols. Currently only the lafe client is aware
of these protocols, though most clients will ignore
-persistent Normally emp_hub exits after the last client
disconnects. With this option emp_hub does not
exit, and will wait for new clients to connect.
emp_hub must be killed by the user using the kill
-help Brief usage information.
-debug Print lots of messages, including everything sent
and received by a client. Useful when debugging
either emp_hub , a client, or the server.
emp_server(6), emp_client(6), emp_hub(6), pei(6), eif(6),
Due to the nature of the empire protocol, only one client may
have input focus at one time. If a client pauses at a context
sensitive prompt from the server, all other clients will be
unable to send data.
This manual page was written by Drake Diedrich