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9e1a0ddb 1.TH alifs 4 "" "ALICE Reference Manual"
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3.SH NAME
4alifs - a front-end shell for CASTOR and SHIFT
5.SH SYNOPSIS
6alifs [flags] <command [options]>
7
8File System implementation:
9 ls [-cdilRu] path
10 mv oldname newname...
11 rm [-f] [-i] [-r] dirname...
12 mkdir [-m absolute_mode] [-p] dirname...
13 cp f1 f2
14 cp f1 <dir2>
15
16CASTOR implementation:
17 ls [-cdilRTu] [--class] [--comment] path
18 mv oldname newname...
19 rm [-f] [-i] [-r] dirname...
20 mkdir [-m absolute_mode] [-p] dirname...
21 cp [-s maxsize] f1 f2
22 cp f1 <dir2>
23
24.SH DESCRIPTION
25This is an interface script to underlying mass storage manager. At present it supports CASTOR on RH6.1 and offers some basic Unix like commands:
26
27o) list directory
28 alifs ls [-cdilRTu] [--class] [--comment] path
29
30o) move (rename) file or directory
31 alifs mv oldname newname...
32
33o) remove file or directory
34 alifs rm [-f] [-i] [-r] dirname...
35
36o) create directory
37 alifs mkdir [-m absolute_mode] [-p] dirname...
38
39o) copy files
40 alifs cp [-s maxsize] f1 f2
41 alifs cp f1 <dir2>
42
43 CASTOR file system is accessible via RFIO (root must be configured configured with --enable-rfio switch and linked with appropriate libshift.a library). It provides experiment topl level directory (/castor/cern.ch/alice) and user directories following the AFS naming scheeme (like /castor/cern.ch/user/b/buncic).
44For more info on CASTOR commands, see related man pages (nsls, nsrename, nsrm, nsmkdir,rfcp,rfstat).
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46
47.SH AUTHOR
48Predrag Buncic, e-mail: Predrag.Buncic@cern.ch
49
50.SH CREATION DATE
5115-Feb-2001