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PAGESEND(8C)							  PAGESEND(8C)

NAME
       pagesend	- HylaFAX IXO/TAP and UCP transmit program

SYNOPSIS
       /usr/local/sbin/pagesend	[ -l ] [ -p ] [	-c config ] -m device-ID qfile

DESCRIPTION
       pagesend	 is the	program	that implements	the IXO/TAP and	the UCP	trans-
       mission protocol	for the	HylaFAX	system.	 pagesend is  invoked  by  the
       faxq  scheduler	process	for each pager transmit	attempt.  pagesend as-
       sumes that its current working directory	is the top of the spooling hi-
       erarchy	and  that  a  suitable modem device has	been allocated for its
       use.  In	normal use pagesend will inherit a lockfile for	the modem from
       the  faxq process.  The format of the job description file specified on
       the command line	is described in	sendq(5F).

       pagesend	initializes the	modem before attempting	to transmit the	 pager
       message	using  the  information	in the appropriate modem configuration
       file.  If the modem does	not respond to this  initialization,  pagesend
       will  repeatedly	 try  to  initialize the modem.	 This behaviour	is re-
       quired for send-only environments in which a  faxgetty(8C)  process  is
       not  run	 (and the modem	would be known to be in	a properly initialized
       state).	pagesend catches SIGINT	and SIGTERM  and  cleans  up  any  re-
       sources	it controls; this is the mechanism used	by faxq	to abort a job
       while it	is in progress.

       Many aspects of pagesend	operation are controlled through a  configura-
       tion  file.  The	configuration file is located in the spooler hierarchy
       in the etc subdirectory and is named config.device-ID; consult hylafax-
       config(5F)  for	detailed  information on the contents of configuration
       files.

       The protocol which must be used for a specific service provider is con-
       troled from the hylafax-info(5F)	file.

OPTIONS
       -c config Treat	config as a configuration parameter specification that
		 is interpreted	after  reading	the  per-device	 configuration
		 file.	 For example, ``-c sessiontracing:0x4f'' would set the
		 SessionTracing	configuration parameter	to ``0x4f'',  overrid-
		 ing any setting in the	configuration file.

       -m devID	 The device to use in processing the job.  Note	that this is a
		 device	identifier and not the pathname	 of  the  tty  special
		 file.	 A  device identifier is formed	from a device filename
		 by removing any leading ``/dev/'' and	converting  any	 ``/''
		 characters to ``_'' characters.

       -l	 Do  the UUCP lockfile protocol	in pagesend.  By default page-
		 send assumes that it  is  invoked  with  the  device  already
		 locked	and that it does not need to manage the	lockfile.

       -p	 Do  not  change the process priority when transmitting.  Nor-
		 mally pagesend	will raise its priority	to reduce i/o latency.
		 This option is	useful for debugging.

NOTES
       pagesend	 returns the new job status to faxq through the	exit(2)	return
       value of	the process: send_retry	(0), retry job;	send_failed  (1),  job
       finished	 without  success,  send_done (2), job completed successfully,
       send_reformat (3), job should be	retried	after documents	are  reformat-
       ted.

FILES
       /var/spool/hylafax/etc/config.devID     device-specific	 configuration
       file

       Consult hylafax-server(5F) for a	complete discussion of	the  structure
       and content of the spooling area.

SEE ALSO
       faxq(8C), hylafax-server(5F), hylafax-config(5F), hylafax-info(5F)

				October	3, 1995			  PAGESEND(8C)

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