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       mmpongd - masssively multiplayer pong daemon


       mmpongd    [--model=%s]   [--paddles=%s]   [--address=%s]   [--port=%d]
       [--dev=%s] [--background]  [--nthreads=%d]  [--max-connect=%d]  [--max-
       per-ip=%d]   [--max-payload=%d]   [--min-rttm-interval=%s]   [--client-
       timeout=%d] [--verbose] [--help] [--version]


       This manual page documents briefly the mmpongd command.

       mmpongd is the server for the massive multiplayer pong ( mmpong ) game.
       It  is capable of serving hundreds of clients simultaneously and scales
       sufficiently well on SMP machines (pthreads).


       -m, --model=%s
              Game model to play (defaults to "linear")

       -r, --paddles=%s
              Paddle profile to be used by all teams (defaults to "flat")

       -a, --address=%s
              Local hostname or IP address to bind to

       -p, --port=%d
              Local port to listen on

       -d, --dev=%s
              Network device to bind the socket to

       -b, --background
              Daemonize and return

       -n, --nthreads=%d
              Number of threads to run simultaneously (-1 == auto)

       -c, --max-connect=%d
              Maximum  number  of  clients  to  serve  simultaneously  (-1  ==

       -i, --max-per-ip=%d
              Maximum  number of clients to allow to connect from one host (-1
              == unlimited)

       -l, --max-payload=%d
              Restrict traffic  to  specified  amount  of  kBytes/sec  (-1  ==

       -s, --min-rttm-interval=%s
              Minimal  interval  between near-synchronous packet transfers (-1
              == unrestricted)

       -t, --client-timeout=%d
              Timeout  between  status  updates  before  client   session   is
              terminated, measured in msecs (-1 == no timeout)

              Log more messages to the console

       --help Show help screen

              Show version information


       mmpong-gl(6), mmpong-caca(6).


       mmpongd was written by: Kai Hertel, André Gaul

       This manual page was written by André Gaul <>.

                               January  12, 2009