Provided by: dwww_1.13.1_i386 bug

NAME

       dwww-cache - manage the dwww cache of converted documents

SYNOPSIS

       dwww-cache --lookup type location
       dwww-cache --store type location
       dwww-cache --list type location
       dwww-cache --list-all
       dwww-cache --clean

DESCRIPTION

       dwww-cache  manages  the  cache  of  converted documents; it is part of
       dwww(7).  An option (the first argument) specifies the operation.  Some
       operations  operate  on  the  whole cache, and need no other arguments.
       Others need the second and third  argument  to  specify  the  type  and
       pathname  of  the  original  document.   (See  dwww-convert(8) for more
       information about the arguments.)

       The operations are:

       --lookup
              If the document is in the  cache,  output  it  to  the  standard
              output.  Otherwise, output nothing and return a non-zero status.

       --store
              Read  the  document  from  the  standard input, output it to the
              standard output and store it into the cache.  If  there  was  an
              older version already in the cache, remove it.

       --list Output  information  about  one  document  in  the  cache to the
              standard output.  The information is one line, with  five  space
              delimited  fields:  type, pathname of original file, pathname of
              cached file, size (actually the last two bytes of size)  of  the
              cached  file,  and cache  entry validity indicator (which can be
              either "valid" or "outdated").

       --list-all
              Like --list, but for all documents.

       --clean
              Forget all cached documents that are already outdated.

       dwww-cache  maintains  a  database  with  information  of  the   cached
       documents.   The  documents  themselves are stored in separate files in
       the cache directory.  When old documents are removed from the cache  by
       a  suitable  crontab entry, they will still exist in the database.  The
       --clean operation removes all entries from the  database  where  either
       the  original  or  the converted file is missing or where the converted
       file is outdated.

       To stop the cache from growing too large, there should be an entry  for
       dwww-refresh-cache(8)  in  system  crontab  to remove cached files that
       have not been accessed for a while.  The dwww-refresh-cache(8)  program
       internally uses commands similar to
              find /var/cache/dwww -atime +$DWWW_KEEPDAYS | xargs rm -f
              dwww-cache --clean
       to  remove  all  documents  that have not been accessed for a number of
       days specified in the $DWWW_KEEPDAYS configuration variable.

       The idea is to first delete the old cached files and then clean up  the
       database.   The  policy  of cleaning the cache has been kept outside of
       dwww-cache  to  keep  the  program  simple,  and   to   allow   maximum
       flexibility.     The    default    dwww    installation    creates    a
       /etc/cron.daily/dwww, which automatically cleans the cache each day.

FILES

       /var/cache/dwww/db
              The cache directory.

       /var/cache/dwww/db/.cache_db
              The database with information about all cached documents.   This
              is  a  binary  file,  specially  encoded for small size and high
              speed, and should not be touched by anyone but dwww-cache.

SEE ALSO

       dwww(7), dwww-convert(8).  dwww-refresh-cache(8).

AUTHOR

       Lars   Wirzenius   <liw@iki.fi>.    Modified    by    Robert    Luberda
       <robert@debian.org>.
       See dwww(7) for copyrights and stuff.