- mixmaster-update [--verbose] [--source=SOURCE] [--configfile=FILE] [--destination=DIRECTORY]
- mixmaster-update --list-sources
- mixmaster-update --help
- mixmaster-update --version
DESCRIPTIONmixmaster-update is a simple yet configurable script that downloads latest remailer reliability statistics and keyrings for your mixmaster.
As having uptodate reliability statistics is imperative if you want to make use of remailers it is recommended that you always update this data should it be older that twelve or twentyfour hours and you intent to use mixmaster.
mixmaster-update has several built in stats sources. You can view the list of stats sources with the --list-sources parameter.
If you want to make use of another stats source which is not listed in the output of --list-sources you can do so by setting the location of mlist and others in your configuration file.
- Print verbose output to standard output. May be given more than once to increase verbosity.
- Use this built in stats source.
- Also parse the configuration file FILE.
- Write output to DIRECTORY rather than the directory given in the config file or ~/.Mix/.
- List available stats sources.
- Print a brief help message and exit successfully.
- Print a version information and exit successfully.
- MIXMASTER_UPDATE_CONF environment
- --configfile parameter
These files are parsed in this order. Later definitions overwrite older ones. This config file defines proxy settings, where to write the results to and which stats source to use
- MIXMASTER_ALLPINGERS environment
- --allpingers parameter
These files are parsed in this order. Later definitions overwrite older ones. The allpingers.txt is a list of all pingers.
FILEFORMATThe update.conf configuration file for mixmaster-update is simple. Lines with whitespace only are ignored as are lines that have the hash our pound ("#") sign as their first non whitespace character.
Lines are always truncated at the first hash our pound ("#") sign.
Lines are pairs of keys and values separated by a convenient amount of whitespace. The key is case insensitive.
- Use the builtin stats source with this name
- Write the downloaded data to this directory rather than ~/.Mix
Set proxies for different protocols. The value is split into two parts:
protocol and proxy URL. They are separated by whitespace.
Example: PROXY http http://proxy.example.com:8080/ PROXY ftp http://proxy.example.com:8080/
The format for allpingers.txt is simple too:
[example] base = http://stats.example.net/ rlist = http://stats.example.net/rlist.txt mlist = http://stats.example.net/mlist.txt rlist2 = http://stats.example.net/rlist2.txt mlist2 = http://stats.example.net/mlist2.txt rlist_html = http://stats.example.net/rlist.html mlist_html = http://stats.example.net/mlist.html rlist2_html = http://stats.example.net/rlist2.html mlist2_html = http://stats.example.net/mlist2.html rchain_html = http://stats.example.net/mlist2.html pgpring = http://stats.example.net/pgp-all.asc pgpring_rsa = http://stats.example.net/pgp-rsa.asc mixring = http://stats.example.net/pubring.mix type2list = http://stats.example.net/type2.list
The file may contain several such definitions.
- See the FILES section abobe.
- Your homedirectory. Used for finding your user configuration file. Also the default destination directory is $HOME/.Mix/
BUGSPlease report them to the Debian Bug Tracking System as described at "http://bugs.debian.org/" or use a tool like reportbug(1).
AUTHORPeter Palfrader <[email protected]>