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       make_sockdfc -  Generates frozen configuratyion file for SOCKS server


       make_sockdfc [infile [outfile] ]


       make_sockdfc  reads in a plain-text configuration file for the SOCKS server and produces a
       frozen configuration file as the output.

       Both arguments are optional. The default for infile is /etc/sockd.conf;  the  default  for
       outfile  is  /etc/sockd.fc.  You may specify infile while omitting outfile, but you cannot
       specify outfile without also speficying infile.

       The contents of the frozen configuration file is  essentially  the  memory  image  of  the
       parsed  input  file.  Using the frozen configuration file can reduce the start-up delay of
       the SOCKS server program since it no longer has to parse the file contents.

       When the  SOCKS  server  starts,  it  always  looks  for  the  frozen  configuration  file
       /etc/sockd.fc  first.  If  that  file  is  not  found, it then tries to use the plain-text
       configuration file /etc/sockd.conf. If you use frozen configuration, you must remember  to
       run  make_sockdfc every time after you modify the plain-text file or the SOCKS server will
       continue to use the frozen file of a previous configuration.

       To find out the contents of a frozen configuration file, use dump_sockdfc.


       /etc/sockd.fc, /etc/sockd.conf


       dump_sockdfc(8), sockd.conf(5), sockd.fc(5)


       Ying-Da Lee, or

                                           May 6, 1996                            MAKE_SOCKDFC(8)