link - communication link handler
link [-l line] [-m] [-px]
is the PARASITE communication link protocol program that runs on the
allows a program on a satellite to open, close, read, write, lseek,
and use the stdio routines to communicate with files on the host
computer. The default communication line is
, although this default is rarely used.
Most users will never explicitly invoke
It is run automatically by
However, before running any satellite program that will access files
on the host, link must be invoked by the user.
- -l line
to communicate with the satellite.
uses the current TTY line and baud rate to communicate with the
link with satellite number
$SPOOLDIR is currently defined as
- $SPOOLDIR/LCK..pk_satX 25
- $SPOOLDIR/LCK..line 25
lock file for
- $SPOOLDIR/LOGFILE 25
transfer session log file
- $SPOOLDIR/LINKERR 25
error messages from