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REAPER.DOC -- Version 6(301)
COPYRIGHT (C) 1984 BY
DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION, MAYNARD, MASS.
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REAPER is a program that is run by the operator or a privileged user
to mark files for migration to tape. This migration can be done
either on the basis of the age of the file, or if the directory is
REAPER version 6(301) runs on TOPS-20 Release 6.
REAPER does not require any other software modules during execution.
However, following a REAPER run, DUMPER must be run to copy to tape
any files that REAPER marked for migration.
REAPER is documented in the TOPS-20 Operator's Guide
2.0 EXTERNAL CHANGES
The TAKE command can have a SKIP command that references non-existant
directories; the non-existant directories generate a warning message
and are otherwise ignored.
A new command, POLICY, exists. It is equivalent to TAKE SYSTEM:REAPER.CMD.
It takes no arguments.
TAKE<CR> is now used to end a TAKE file silently.
3.0 KNOWN BUGS AND DEFICIENCIES
4.0 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
4.1 Files Needed to Run REAPER
REAPER.EXE is the only file needed for REAPER execution. It may be
desired to have a file called SYSTEM:REAPER.CMD that contains a list
of REAPER commands that are used by the installation. This file can
be processed by giving the TAKE command to REAPER.
4.2 Instructions for Loading and Installing REAPER
REAPER is loaded in SYS: as part of the installation procedure. New
versions may be put into use by copying the REAPER.EXE file onto SYS:.
4.3 Files Needed to Build REAPER
REAPER is built from the following files:
In addition, the following files must be on SYS:
4.4 Instructions for Building REAPER
5.0 INTERNAL CHANGES
Refer to REAPER.MAC for detailed information about changes.