uucheck - Checks for files and directories required by
uucheck [-v] [-x debug_level]
Displays a detailed explanation of how the uucp program
interprets the permissions file. Displays debugging
information. The valid range for debug_level is 0 to 9.
The higher the number, the more detailed the final report.
The uucheck command verifies the presence of the files and
directories required by the uucp program. In addition to
checking for the presence of files required by uucp, the
uucheck command also checks for some errors in the
The uucheck command does not check for correct file and
directory modes or for errors, such as duplicate login or
machine names, in the /usr/lib/uucp/Permissions file.
When the uucp program is installed, uucheck verifies that
the directories, programs, and support files required to
operate the networking facility are present. The command
is executed automatically, as one of the first steps in
the installation process, before the required uucp directories,
programs, and files are actually installed.
Issue the uucheck command from the command line after
installing uucp, configuring uucp for your site, or making
changes in part of the uucp program (for example, after
changing the /usr/lib/uucp/Permissions file).
You can issue the uucheck command from the command line
only if you have superuser authority.
To find out how the uucp program interprets the
/usr/lib/uucp/Permissions file, enter:
# uucheck -v
The -v flag instructs the uucheck command to verify
that the uucp files exist and displays a detailed
explanation of how the uucp programs interpret the
permissions file. To set the debug level to 8,
# uucheck -x 8
Specifies the command path Contains information about
available devices Limits scheduled jobs Limits remote command
executions Describes access permissions for remote
systems Describes accessible remote systems Spooling
directory Public directory Prevents multiple use of device
Commands: uucp(1), uustat(1), uuto(1), uux(1), uucico(8),
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