Section: Maintenance Commands (8)Updated: March 25, 2003Local indexUp
netscript-compile - netscript ipfilter-defs compile back end.
netcript-compile [ -fhq ] [ -b max-backup-level ]
This manual page documents briefly the
command from the netscript router/firewall network configuration
This command is the back end to the
command documented in
for the details on the definitions files in
By default it checks to see if the relevant files in the
directory have been updated by comparing their modification times to
and if updating is needed, it recompiles and re-creates the file. Up to
of history are kept of previously compiled
files, with a numeric extention in order of increasing age.
Sets the maximum level of backups kept of previously compiled files.
This defaults to 2 (see
and it is also used by the
Force compile even though compile file is up to date with definitions. The
testing depends on the modification times of the definition file inodes in
the file system.
Show a summary of options.
Quiet compile. This option suppresses informational progress messages.