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torus(1) General Commands Manual torus(1)

server, client, image, meta, mergecollaborative ASCII art

server [-d data] [-p pidfile] [-s sock]

client [-h] [-s sock]

image [-d data] [-f font] [-x x] [-y y]


merge data1 data2 data3

server maps a data file and listens on a UNIX-domain socket to synchronize events between clients.

client connects to a UNIX-domain socket and presents a curses(3) interface.

image renders a tile from a data file using a PSF2 font to PNG on standard output.

meta extracts metadata from a data file on standard input to CSV on standard ouput. The CSV fields are tileX, tileY, createTime, modifyCount, modifyTime, accessCount, accessTime.

merge interactively merges two data files data1 and data2 into data3. Differing tiles are presented in a curses(3) interface and are chosen by typing a or b.

The arguments are as follows:

Set path to data file. The default path is torus.dat.
Set path to PSF2 font. The default path is default8x16.psfu.
Write help page data to standard output and exit.
Daemonize and write PID to pidfile. Only available on FreeBSD.
Set path to UNIX-domain socket. The default path is torus.sock.
x -y y
Set tile coordinates to render. The default coordinates are 32,32.

This software targets FreeBSD and Darwin.

help.h contains tile data for the help page and can be generated from the first tile of torus.dat.

default8x16.psfu is taken from kbd.

October 12, 2018 Causal Agency