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       ifindex - Create nodelist index


       ifindex [-h] [-x verbosity] [-I file]


       Ifindex  creates  a  nodelist  index which is used by ifcico for faster
       nodelist lookups.

       Depending on the OPTIONS set when  compiling  the  program,  one  of  3
       different nodelist indices will be generated: a db- a (g)dbm- or a dbz-
       version. The dbz- type  nodelist-index  has  some  advantages  (smaller
       indices  and  faster  index  generation)  over the other 2 types but is
       currently only in PRE-ALPHA state - you should  also  read  the  README
       before using this type of nodelist-index.


       -h     Display a short help message.

       -x Verbosity
              Set the debug verbosity.  Verbosity may be a number from 0 to 32
              to set ’on’ bits from 1 to number, or a string of letters  where
              ’a’ = bit 1, ’b’ = bit 2, etc. up to bit 26.

       -I File
              Use the alternate configuration file File.


       0    Successfull
       64   command line usage error
       65   error reading config file


       d   lock files
       f   aka matching
       g   outbound directories
       h   call
       j   session handshake
       k   file transfer
       l   filelist
       m   nodelist flags
       r   modem
       t   nodelist index
       z   hydra protocol


              Runtime configuration file.

              A list of nodes in an FTN network.


       ifcico(8), ifinfo(8)


       Some  ideas  taken from Fidogate/RFmail package, written by Teemu Torma
       and hacked by Martin Junius.
       Some  tcp  code  taken  from  JE  version,  written  by  Tsuneo  Tanaka

       1993, 1994 Eugene Crosser

       This is free software. You can do what you wish with it as long as this
       copyright notice is preserved.

       Manpage   and   dbz-nodelist-index   support   by   Christof   Meerwald

       Many  thanks  to  the institute of computer science in Salzburg/Austria
       and especially to Anton Hofmann <>  who  made
       further work possible during his lecture.